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Salumi from Italy served with red wine

Salumi (singular salume) are cured meat products made predominantly from pork. Salumi include bresaola, which is made from beef, and also cooked products such as mortadella and prosciutto cotto.

The word salumi comes from the Italian word salume, pl. salumi "salted meat", derived from Latin sal "salt".[1]

Aging salumi
Prosciutto di Parma
Salame di Felino

Examples of salumi include:

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  1. ^ OED sv. salumeria, n.

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