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pəˈstrɑ miPas·tra·mi

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  1. pastrami(noun)

    highly seasoned cut of smoked beef


  1. pastrami(Noun)

    A seasoned smoked cut of beef

    Etymology: From pastrame, from pastrama. That word is probably from pastırma, a variation of bastırma, "dried meat", from root *bas-, to press; the other possible origin of the Romanian word is the παστώνω (pastono, "I salt"), from παστός (pastos, "sprinkled with salt", "salted"). The English spelling ending in -mi is probably from the influence of salami.


  1. Pastrami

    Pastrami, is a popular delicatessen meat usually made from beef in Turkey and also traditionally in Romania from pork and mutton. Like corned beef, pastrami was originally created as a way to preserve meat before modern refrigeration. For pastrami, the raw meat is brined, partly dried, seasoned with various herbs and spices, then smoked and steamed. In the United States, although beef plates are the traditional cut of meat for making pastrami, it is now common to see pastrami made from beef brisket, beef round, and turkey.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pastrami in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pastrami in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Pastrami in a Sentence

  1. Ben:

    When life gives you pastrami, make pastrami.

  2. Top Chef alum Marcel Vigneron:

    I made my own pastrami and served it with baby corn, it’s a play on words. Corned beef ... get it?

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