mortadella

[ mawr-tuh-del-uh ]

noun
  1. a large Italian sausage of pork, beef, and pork fat chopped fine, seasoned with garlic and pepper, cooked, and smoked.

Origin of mortadella

1
1605–15; <Italian <Latin murtāt(um) sausage seasoned with myrtle (murt(um) myrtle-berry + -ātum, neuter of -ātus-ate1) + -ella diminutive suffix

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