[ 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.
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Origin of saltimbocca
1935–40; < Italian, contraction of salta in bocca (it) jumps into (one's) mouth
Words nearby saltimbocca
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