mortadella

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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