Definitions

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  • n. A highly seasoned, air-dried cured beef in Ottoman cuisine.

Etymologies

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From Turkish pastırma.

Examples

  • The section on "spice rubs" omits the coating of cumin, fenugreek, cayenne and garlic that is used on pastirma, that delectable Ottoman take on dried beef.

    The Spice Bible

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