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Definition of "prosciutto" [prosciutto]

  • An aged, dry-cured, spiced Italian ham that is usually sliced thin and served without cooking. (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 "prosciutto" in a sentence
  • "The fourth course (out of nine!) was a scallop and Dungeness crab salad wrapped in prosciutto with lumpfish caviar and avocado."
  • "This weekend Costco was selling flats of perfectly ripe figs. Yesterday I quartered and wrapped them in prosciutto for a quick, easy, and addictively good appetizer."
  • "The soccer heartthrob, who has been in the country since January, has been spotted chewing the prosciutto, the Italian word for ham, on several occasions after being introduced to it by manager Carlo Ancelotti, reports the China Daily."
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