Definitions for "Prosciutto"
Keywords:  ham, parma, slices, italian, cured
A salted, air dried ham sometimes called Parma ham.
The Italian word for ham, used in the names of raw hams such as prosciutto di Parma. Parma ham is served in very thin slices.
Italian salt-cured air-dried ham, often served thinly-sliced with figs or melon as a first course, or used as an ingredient in other dishes (e.g., saltimbocca).