bresaola

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English[edit]

Slices of bresaola, some olives, an onion, and some bread.

Etymology[edit]

From Italian bresaola, from French braiser (to braise).

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bresaola (uncountable)

  1. Air-dried salt-cured beef fillet that has been aged about 2-3 months until it becomes very hard and a dark red, almost purple colour.
    • 1997, Ian McEwan, Enduring Love, Vintage (1998), page 163:
      In memory, all the food they brought us first was red: the bresaola, the fat tongues of roasted peppers laid on goat's cheese, the radicchio, the white china bowl of radish coronets.

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Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bresaola f (plural bresaole)

  1. bresaola