[sal-mee; French sal-mee]

noun, plural sal·mis [sal-mee; French sal-mee] /ˈsæl mi; French salˈmi/.




a ragout of partially cooked game, as pheasant or woodcock, stewed in wine and butter.
Also salmis.

Origin of salmi

1750–60; < French, short for salmigondis salamagundi Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -mis (-mɪ)

a ragout of game stewed in a rich brown sauce

Word Origin for salmi

C18: from French, shortened form of salmigondis salmagundi
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