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)
- Food items include Sonoma parmesan jack cheese, Ghirardelli Masterpiece Truffles, beef salami, Napa Valley mustard, Spanish olives, California pistachios, toasted sesame crackers and lemon almond cookies.
- Crane Lake Duet, includes Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, cheese spread, knife, stone ground mustard, salami, dried fruit mix, Ghiradelli chocolates, corkscrew, and more, $40.
- Or pasta with some great cheese like pecorino or romano with some prosciutto or salami," he said to the Associated Press.
- There were exotic cheeses, a crusty baguette, hard salami and melon wrapped in prosciutto.
- Among the specialities of Bologna may be noted the salami or mortadella (Bologna sausage), tortellini (a kind of macaroni) and liqueurs.