pastrami means: Highly spiced, smoked beef. Usually prepared using the shoulder cuts. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does pastrami mean?

  • Preserved meat that has been highly spiced and cured from dry beef. Seasonings used include ground pepper, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, red bell peppers, cloves and allspice. The sandwich is often served on rye bread. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Smoked beef cut, often taken from the shoulder. (in Merlin Dictionary)