a highly spiced, salted sausage, orig. Italian, of pork and beef, or of beef alone
Origin of salamiIt, plural of salame, preserved meat, salt pork from Vulgar Latin an unverified form salamen, for Late Latin salsamen, salted food from Classical Latin salsus: see sauce
Any of various highly spiced and salted sausages, made from beef or a mixture of pork and beef.
Origin of salamiItalian pl. of salame salami from Vulgar Latin salāmen from salāre to salt from Latin sāl salt ; see sal- in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural salamis)