Definition of salumi in US English:

salumi

plural noun

  • Cured meats that are sliced and served as an appetizer in an Italian meal.

    • ‘Look for salumi from high-quality, high-cost purveyors: Volpi or Oldani salami from St. Louis, dried sausage and soppressata from Alps Provisions in Queens, prosciutto di Parma, imported mortadella studded with pistachio nuts.’
    • ‘The menu for one of the meals included home-cooked antipasti of salumi (cooked meats) with freshly baked bread, asparagus risotto, chicken with olives or wild boar stew, followed by freshly picked peaches with ice cream.’

Origin

Italian.

Pronunciation

salumi

/säˈlo͞omē/