a type of dried Italian salami, usually of pork
Origin of soppressataItalian
An Italian sausage made from a mixture of coarsely ground or chopped lean and fatty pork that is typically seasoned with hot chili peppers or peppercorns. When made in the traditional manner, it is then pressed under weights and cured.
Origin of soppressataItalian possibly from feminine of soppressato past participle of soppressare to press down