bre·sao·la (brĕ-sōlə, brĭ-zō-)
Salt-cured, air-dried beef, often served sliced and dressed with olive oil, lemon juice, and black pepper.
[Italian, diminutive of Italian dialectal *bresada, past participle of brasare, to braise, from French braiser; see BRAISE.]
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