Definition of salumi in 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/