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gammon

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈɡæm.ən/ mainly UK
meat taken from the back leg or side of a pig and preserved with smoke or salt; a type of ham
Translations of “gammon”
in Arabic فَخذ خِنزير…
in Korean 개먼, 돼지고기를 두껍게 잘라 훈제한 것…
in Malaysian gamon…
in French jambon fumé…
in Turkish domuz jambonu…
in Italian prosciutto affumicato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醃豬後腿, 熏豬肋肉…
in Russian окорок…
in Polish mięso od szynki…
in Vietnamese giăm bông…
in Spanish jamón ahumado o curado con sal…
in Portuguese pernil curado…
in Thai แฮม…
in German geräucherter Schinken…
in Catalan pernil curat…
in Japanese ガモン(豚肉の塩漬け)…
in Indonesian daging asap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 腌猪后腿, 熏猪肋肉…
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