Definition of prosciutto crudo in US English:

prosciutto crudo

noun

  • Raw cured Italian ham, usually served thinly sliced, especially as an hors d'oeuvre.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George W. Curtis (1824–1892). From Italian prosciutto crudo from prosciutto + crudo raw, uncooked.

Pronunciation

prosciutto crudo

/prə(ʊ)ˌʃuːtəʊ ˈkruːdəʊ/