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n. pl. sal·mis
A highly spiced dish consisting of roasted game birds minced and stewed in wine.

[French salmis, short for salmigondis, salmagundi; see salmagundi.]
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(ˈsælmɪ) or


n, pl -mis (-mɪ)
(Cookery) a ragout of game stewed in a rich brown sauce
[C18: from French, shortened form of salmigondis salmagundi]
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Noun1.salmi - ragout of game in a rich sauce
ragout - well-seasoned stew of meat and vegetables
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Besides the salmi, which was made of Lord Steyne's pheasants from his lordship's cottage of Stillbrook, Becky gave her brother-in-law a bottle of white wine, some that Rawdon had brought with him from France, and had picked up for nothing, the little story-teller said; whereas the liquor was, in truth, some White Hermitage from the Marquis of Steyne's famous cellars, which brought fire into the Baronet's pallid cheeks and a glow into his feeble frame.
"Isn't it a good salmi?" she said; "I made it for you.
Meshal bin Fahm Al Salmi, Speaker of the Arab Parliament who chaired the ceremony for promulgating the Arab Document for Environment Protection and Development.
Meshal Bin Fahim Al-Salami, President of the Arab Parliament - Press Photo CAIRO - 10 February 2018: The Arab Parliament Speaker Meshaal bin Fahm al Salmi said that the third conference of the Arab Parliament condemned the Turkish interference in the affairs of some Arab countries especially Egypt and Libya.
Saud Al Salmi, the president of the oil and gas sector labour union, said that the General Federation of Oman Trade Union has called on the companies concerned to provide alternative job options for the dismissed workers.
[beaucoup moins que] La mise en exploitation des divers atouts touristiques que recele la wilaya de Bouira constitue, sans nul doute, un axe strategique dans l'edification d'une economie diversifiee, conformement a la nouvelle politique du gouvernement [beaucoup plus grand que], estime Ammar Salmi, directeur local du tourisme et de l'artisanat, dans une declaration a l'APS.
The SCALA solution they recommended is a powerful communication tool that our customers have already begun to notice and appreciate," said Mohamed Al Salmi, senior manager, Corporate Communications.
The Times of Oman reports Abdullah bin Salem al Salmi, executive president of CMA, as saying the rules covering Takaful will be a completely new set of legislation while amendments will be made to the existing Capital Markets Law to accommodate Islamic debt instruments.
they will hopefully list this year," Muscat Securities Market chairman Abdullah bin Salim Al Salmi said.
(Salmi) Keith, 62, of Briarcliff Lane, died Thursday, November 8, 2007 in Saint Vincent Hospital, after an illness.
The Decision No 34/2019 related to the policy has been issued by H E Abdullah bin Salim bin Abdullah al Salmi, Executive President of CMA.
Mishaal bin Fahm Al-Salami CAIRO - 15 January 2018: Arab Parliament chief Meshaal bin Fahm al Salmi will participate in an international conference on supporting Al Quds (Jerusalem) that will be held by Al Azhar this week upon an invitation from Grand Sheikh of Al Azhar Ahmed el Tayyeb, the head of the Council of Senior Scholars of Al Azhar.