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pancetta

[pan-chet-uh]
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noun
  1. Italian pork belly cured with salt, pepper, and other spices and air-dried up to four months, tightly rolled in a cylinder.
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pancetta

noun
  1. a lightly spiced cured bacon from Italy
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Word Origin

Italian, literally: little belly
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