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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SALAMI

Hams, salami and bunches of herbs hung from the smoky rafters.

It came like salami, in a tube, and was nothing but congealed blood from animals.

She fed him as he drove, slicing cheese and putting it on crackers with bits of olive or pepper or salami.

While he was speaking, she drew their luncheon from her ample pockets: hard rye bread and Salami, a sausage as hard as the bread.

German Salami: This sausage will be much appreciated by people who like the smoky flavor of ham and bacon.

She was dandling a sad baby while the sad baby sucked a disk of salami, heavy with spices.

There were sandwiches of salami and anchovies, purple and white figs, a fiasco of red wine from Solcio.

WORD ORIGIN

"salted, flavored Italian sausage," 1852, from Italian salami, plural of salame "spiced pork sausage," from Vulgar Latin *salamen, from *salare "to salt," from Latin sal (genitive salis) "salt" (see salt (n.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SALAMI

lunch meat

nounprocessed meat
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