Slices of pastrami.
pastrami definition by Webster's New World
Origin: eastern; English Yiddish pastrame ; from Polish bastramy, dried meat, ultimately ; from Turkish basdyrma
pastrami definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. pas·tra·mis
Origin: Yiddish pastrame, from Romanian pastramă, from păstra, to preserve, from Vulgar Latin *parsitāre, to spare, save, from parsus, past participle of Latin parcere, to be thrifty with.