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Related Words for pancetta

pancetta, pork, rasher, sowbelly, gammon

Examples from the Web for pancetta

Contemporary Examples of pancetta

  • Clams, which taste incredibly good simply steamed, are made even better with the addition of pancetta, or Italian bacon.

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    August 25, 2009

British Dictionary definitions for pancetta


  1. a lightly spiced cured bacon from Italy

Word Origin for pancetta

Italian, literally: little belly
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