Salumi are Italian cold cuts predominantly made from pork. Salumi include 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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