- a kind of sausage, originally Italian, often flavored with garlic.
Origin of salami
Examples from the Web for salami
Contemporary Examples of salami
Phillip also orders us a mixed meat and cheese platter with aged comté, Alsacian tomme, chèvre, salami, and duck confit.Look Out! There’s a Craft-Beer Revolution Taking Over France
December 2, 2013
And food was largely the work of women, with the exception of salami and wine, which the men always made.A Young Chef Travels to Calabria, Italy, and Learns the Old Ways of Cooking
November 28, 2013
The end of the war on salami will come as welcome relief to Americans like Rey Knight.The War on Salami Finally Ends!
April 30, 2013
In this case, Burghoff, usually only a mediocre player, got it right: “salami.”A Kiss Goodbye to Richard Dawson
June 4, 2012
Example: “Tonight, she aimed her gyrating hips straight at Salami Boy.”Snooki Dictionary for Her Book, A Shore Thing
January 4, 2011
Historical Examples of salami
Hams, salami and bunches of herbs hung from the smoky rafters.Ragna
Anna Miller Costantini
It came like salami, in a tube, and was nothing but congealed blood from animals.The Biography of a Rabbit
She fed him as he drove, slicing cheese and putting it on crackers with bits of olive or pepper or salami.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town
While he was speaking, she drew their luncheon from her ample pockets: hard rye bread and Salami, a sausage as hard as the bread.The Immigrant Tide, Its Ebb and Flow
Edward A. Steiner
German Salami: This sausage will be much appreciated by people who like the smoky flavor of ham and bacon.
- a highly seasoned type of sausage, usually flavoured with garlic
Word Origin for salami
"salted, flavored Italian sausage," 1852, from Italian salami, plural of salame "spiced pork sausage," from Vulgar Latin *salamen, from *salare "to salt," from Latin sal (genitive salis) "salt" (see salt (n.)).