prosciutto

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English[edit]

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A plate of prosciutto.

Etymology[edit]

From Italian prosciutto, from asciutto, with a change of suffix, or from a Vulgar Latin *perexsuctus, from per + Latin exsuctus.

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Noun[edit]

prosciutto (plural prosciutti or prosciuttos)

  1. A dry-cured ham from Italy, thinly sliced.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From asciutto, with a change of prefix[1], or perhaps from a Vulgar Latin *perexsuctus, from Latin per + exsuctus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /proʃˈʃut.to/, [pr̺oʃˈʃut̪t̪o]
  • Stress: prosciùtto
  • Hyphenation: pro‧sciut‧to

Noun[edit]

prosciutto m (plural prosciutti)

  1. prosciutto
  2. ham

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian prosciutto.

Noun[edit]

prosciutto m (uncountable)

  1. prosciutto (dry-cured ham from Italy)