saltimbocca

[ sahl-tim-boh-kuh; Italian sahl-teem-bawk-kah ]
/ ˌsɑl tɪmˈboʊ kə; Italian ˌsɑl timˈbɔk kɑ /

noun Italian Cookery.

veal and ham wrapped together and sautéed in butter, often seasoned with sage.

Nearby words

  1. saltglaze,
  2. saltie,
  3. saltier,
  4. saltigrade,
  5. saltillo,
  6. saltine,
  7. saltiness,
  8. salting,
  9. salting out,
  10. saltire

Origin of saltimbocca

1935–40; < Italian, contraction of salta in bocca (it) jumps into (one's) mouth

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