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sausage

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noun sau·sage \ˈsȯ-sij\

Simple Definition of sausage

  • : 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

  1. :  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

sausage

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noun sau·sage \ˈsȯ-sij\

Definition of sausage

  1. 1 :  spicy ground meat (as pork) usually stuffed in casings

  2. 2 :  a roll of sausage in a casing





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