- a large Italian sausage of pork, beef, and pork fat chopped fine, seasoned with garlic and pepper, cooked, and smoked.
Origin of mortadella
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This time his look was indignant as he exclaimed: "But, signor, it is mortadella!"Kentucky in American Letters, v. 2 of 2
John Wilson Townsend
Hence the mortadella a mortatula, still so calld by the Italians, perhaps the of Athenæus, deip.Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2)
Mortadella, a favorite Italian sausage, is made from lean pork ham meat chopped very fine.
I wish I could send a man from Fortnum and Mason's out to you with a chunk of mortadella.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)