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n. pl. pep·per·o·nis
1. A highly spiced pork and beef sausage.
2. A slice of this type of sausage.

[Italian peperoni, pl. of peperone, pimento, red pepper, augmentative of pepe, pepper, from Latin piper; see pepper.]


(Cookery) a highly seasoned dry sausage of pork and beef spiced with pepper, used esp on pizza
[C20: from Italian peperoni, plural of peperone cayenne pepper]


or pep•er•o•ni

(ˌpɛp əˈroʊ ni)

n., pl. -nis.
a highly seasoned, hard sausage of beef and pork.
[1920–25, Amer.; < Italian peperoni, pl. of peperone cayenne pepper plant, augmentative of pepe pepper]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pepperoni - a pork and beef sausage (or a thin slice of this sausage)pepperoni - a pork and beef sausage (or a thin slice of this sausage)
sausage - highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings


[pepəˈrəʊnɪ] Nsalchichón m a la pimienta, pepperoni m


[ˌpɛpəˈrəʊnɪ] nsalsiccia piccante
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My rigatoni al peperoni was spot on, large pasta quills with a roasted pepper and fresh basil sauce, cooked to perfection.
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