also muffaletta noun Etymology: probably from Italian dialect, from Italian muffoletta little muff, diminutive of muffola muff, from French moufle, from Middle French Date: 1973 a sandwich made with round Italian bread and filled usually with cold cuts, cheese, and olive salad

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