noun sau·sage \ˈs-sij\

: spicy ground meat (such as pork) that is usually stuffed into a narrow tube of skin or made into a small flat cake

Full Definition of SAUSAGE

:  a highly seasoned minced meat (as pork) usually stuffed in casings of prepared animal intestine; also :  a link or patty of sausage

Examples of SAUSAGE

  1. Would you like any sausage?
  2. They bought sausages for the picnic.

Origin of SAUSAGE

Middle English sausige, from Anglo-French sauseche, saucis, from Late Latin salsicia, from Latin salsus salted — more at sauce
First Known Use: 15th century
SAUSAGE Defined for Kids


noun sau·sage \ˈs-sij\

Definition of SAUSAGE for Kids

:  spicy ground meat (as pork) usually stuffed in casings
:  a roll of sausage in a casing
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