salami

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noun sa·la·mi \sə-ˈlä-mē\

Definition of salami

  1. :  a highly seasoned sausage of pork and beef either dried or fresh

Origin and Etymology of salami

Italian, plural of salame salami, from salare to salt, from sale salt, from Latin sal — more at salt


First Known Use: 1850


SALAMI Defined for English Language Learners

salami

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noun sa·la·mi \sə-ˈlä-mē\

Definition of salami for English Language Learners

  • : a large, spicy, and dry sausage that is usually eaten cold


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salami

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noun sa·la·mi \sə-ˈlä-mē\

Definition of salami for Students

  1. :  a large spicy sausage of pork and beef that is usually eaten cold


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