Definitions for salamisəˈlɑ mi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sa•la•misəˈlɑ mi(n.)(pl.)-mis.

  1. a spicy, garlic-flavored sausage.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of salami:

1850–55; < It, pl. of salame < VL *salāmen, der. of *salā(re) to salt

Princeton's WordNet

  1. salami(noun)

    highly seasoned fatty sausage of pork and beef usually dried

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. salami(noun)əˈlɑ mi

    a type of spicy sausage eaten cold in slices

    a salami sandwich

Wiktionary

  1. salami(Noun)

    A highly seasoned type of large sausage of Italian origin, typically made from chopped pork or beef and often garlic, and served in slices.

  2. salami(Noun)

    A grand slam.

  3. Origin: plural of salame. From sale, from sal.

Freebase

  1. Salami

    Salami is cured sausage, fermented and air-dried meat, originating from one of a variety of animals. Historically, salami was popular among Southern European peasants because it can be stored at room temperature for periods of up to 30–40 days once cut, supplementing a possibly meager or inconsistent supply of fresh meat. Varieties of salami are traditionally made across Europe.

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