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From ‛nduja in the Southern Calabrian dialect (either the Reggino or the Chjàna subdialect) of Sicilian, originally from the French andouille. The standard Italian word for the sausage is salsicciotto.

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nduja (uncountable)

  1. A type of spicy, spreadable salami from Calabria
    • 2009 May 20, Florence Fabricant, “Spreading the Word About Nduja”, New York Times:
      Boccalone, a company in Oakland, Calif., that makes artisanal cured meat, has started producing nduja.
    • 2009 September 2, Kim Severson, “For a Perfectionist Chef, a New Spot and a New Challenge”, New York Times:
      Salumi platters, at $8 a selection, built from the best examples she can find, including a spicy, spreadable salami called nduja.