an·​dou·​ille än-ˈdü-ē How to pronounce andouille (audio)
: a highly spiced smoked pork sausage

Examples of andouille in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The house-ground wagyu burger includes some andouille for added smokiness. Beth D'addono,, 14 Dec. 2020 Add the andouille and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring a few times, until it is evenly browned. Jim Shahin, Washington Post, 9 Nov. 2022 These Wayne Jacob's andouille sticks are dark as cigars, thick as the handle on a baseball bat, marbled within with white ribbons of fat and smoky enough to set off a fire alarm. Ian McNulty | Staff Writer,, 9 Nov. 2020 Compton, meanwhile, confidently commands a chocolate-brown roux before piling in andouille sausage and fresh crawfish. Adam Rapoport, Bon Appétit, 19 May 2020 Boudin and another Louisiana-style sausage called andouille, which is all meat (traditionally pork), are also getting noticeably more shelf space at area grocery stores and meat markets. Chuck Blount,, 20 Apr. 2020 Something like hot Italian sausage or a Cajun andouille. James P. Dewan,, 25 Sep. 2019 The boudin balls, jambalaya on this night in April, nail the traditional notes but adapt to local products — andouille is replaced by smoked kielbasa from Golemo’s Polish Market. Kevin Koczwara,, 19 Aug. 2019 Steak, blackened chicken, sliced andouille sausage, all hit with Cajun seasonings, go on a bed of jambalaya rice. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, 7 Aug. 2019 See More

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Word History


French, from Old French andoille, from Vulgar Latin *inductilia, neuter plural of *inductilis made by insertion, from Latin inductus, past participle of inducere to insert, bring in — more at induce

First Known Use

1605, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of andouille was in 1605

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Cite this Entry

“Andouille.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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