Salumi are Italian cured meat products and predominantly made from pork. Salumi includes bresaola, which is made from beef, and also cooked products such as mortadella and prosciutto cotto. Salami is a specific type of salumi.
The word salumi comes from the Italian word salume, pl. salumi "salted meat", derived from Latin sal "salt".
Examples of salumi include:
- Prosciutto (Italian: Prosciutto crudo)
- Prosciutto cotto (ham)
- Coppa or Capicola
- Cotechino / Zampone
- OED sv. salumeria, n.
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