from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. New Orleans A sandwich made with a large round roll of Italian bread split in half and filled with layers of hard salami, ham, provolone, and olive salad.
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- n. A type of Sicilian bread.
- n. A type of sandwich, typically made in New Orleans, made using that bread.
Italian dialectal, bread with a filling, from Italian muffa, mold, probably of Germanic origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)