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Definition of "charcuterie" [charcuterie]

  • Sausages, ham, pâtés, and other cooked or processed meat foods. (noun)
  • A delicatessen specializing in such foods. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "charcuterie" in a sentence
  • "World-class charcuterie from a small farm in the Welsh hills catches the judges 'eye"
  • "I think I'm going to need to make a few more pickled garnishes for future experiments in charcuterie."
  • "While the charcuterie is the house specialty, it isn't the reason I'd go back."