A selection of charcuterie.
- An example of charcuterie is a sausage hanging in a deli.
- An example of a charcuterie is a store that sells sandwiches made of sliced meats.
The definition of charcuterie means ham, sausage, and other sliced meats or the place that sells those items.
- sausage, ham, cold cuts of meat, pâtés, etc.
- a delicatessen that specializes in charcuterie
Origin of charcuterieFr, pork butcher's shop ; from chair, meat + cuit, past participle of cuire, to cook
- Sausages, ham, pâtés, and other cooked or processed meat foods.
- A delicatessen specializing in such foods.
Origin of charcuterieFrench, from chaircuicterie : chair, meat (from Latin car&omacron;, flesh; see carnage) + cuict, cuit, cooked (from Latin coctus, past participle of coquere; see cook).
(countable and uncountable, plural charcuteries)