[bruh-soh-luh, ‐zoh-; Italian bre-zah-aw-lah]
- an Italian dish of sliced salt-cured, air-dried raw beef, served typically as an appetizer with a dressing of olive oil, lemon juice, and black pepper.
Origin of bresaola
1955–60; < Lombard Italian bresada “braised,” equivalent to standard Italianbrasata “braised (cooked) cutlet,” noun use of past participle of brasare “to braise”
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