salami

[ suh-lah-mee ]
/ səˈlɑ mi /

noun

a kind of sausage, originally Italian, often flavored with garlic.

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Origin of salami

1850–55; < Italian, plural of salame < Vulgar Latin *salāmen, equivalent to *salā(re) to salt + Latin -men noun suffix; see sal
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salami

/ (səˈlɑːmɪ) /

noun

a highly seasoned type of sausage, usually flavoured with garlic

Word Origin for salami

C19: from Italian, plural of salame, from Vulgar Latin salāre (unattested) to salt, from Latin sal salt
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