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westphalian ham

West·pha·li·a ham
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [west-fey-lee-uh, -feyl-yuh ham]
    • /wɛstˈfeɪ li ə, -ˈfeɪl yə hæm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [west-fey-lee-uh, -feyl-yuh ham]
    • /wɛstˈfeɪ li ə, -ˈfeɪl yə hæm/

Definition of westphalian ham words

  • noun westphalian ham a hard German ham with a distinctive flavor derived from being smoked over beechwood and juniper. 1

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Origin of westphalian ham

First appearance:

before 1655
One of the 46% oldest English words
First recorded in 1655-65

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Westphalian ham

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

westphalian ham popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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