mortadella

(redirected from Mortadela)

mor·ta·del·la

 (môr′tə-dĕl′ə)
n.
A heat-cured Italian sausage usually made of ground pork and cubes of pork fat and flavored with wine and spices.

[Italian, feminine diminutive of murtato, seasoned with myrtle berries, from Latin myrtātus, murtātus, from myrtus, myrta, myrtle; see myrtle.]

mortadella

(ˌmɔːtəˈdɛlə)
n
a type of smooth-textured Italian pork sausage containing pieces of fat, usually eaten thinly sliced and cold

mor•ta•del•la

(ˌmɔr təˈdɛl ə)

n., pl. -las.
a large Italian sausage of pork, beef, and pork fat, seasoned with garlic and pepper, cooked, and smoked.
[1605–15; < Italian < Latin murtāt(um) sausage seasoned with myrtle + -ella diminutive suffix]
Translations

mortadella

[ˌmɔːtəˈdelə] Nmortadela f
References in periodicals archive ?
The "Top in Flexo" award was given tor Flexoprint s wrap-around "Presato Mortadela Italiana
Os sem-terra montaram uma barreira na estrada e obrigaram o motorista Edmildo Dias Dutra a entregar o carregamento de linguica e mortadela.
Cabelos despenteados, barba crescida, roupas amarrotadas, gravatas desalinhadas, sotaque peculiar, gesticulacao intensa e sanduiches de mortadela levados nos bolsos e comidos em momentos oportunos sao alguns dos recursos que teriam levado esse "demagogo" ao topo da politica nacional; manipulando as "massas" supostamente despreparadas para o exercicio da cidadania.
O final da peca e deprimente: Neusa Sueli pergunta a Vado se ele vai voltar, comendo um sanduiche de mortadela.