- A seasoned smoked cut of beef
Etymology: From w:Yiddish, Yiddish pastrame, from w:Romanian, Romanian pastrama. That word is probably from (Turk.) pastÄrma, a variation of bastÄrma, "dried meat", from root , to press; the other possible origin of the Romanian word is the (pastono, "I salt"), from Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (pastos, "sprinkled with salt", "salted"). The English spelling ending in -mi is probably from the influence of salami.
- French: bÅ“uf fumé très épicé
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