andouille

noun
an·​dou·​ille | \ än-ˈdü-ē How to pronounce andouille (audio) , ˈän-dü-ē \

Definition of andouille

: a highly spiced smoked pork sausage

Examples of andouille in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, NOLA.com, 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, ExpressNews.com, 20 Apr. 2020 Something like hot Italian sausage or a Cajun andouille. James P. Dewan, chicagotribune.com, 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, BostonGlobe.com, 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 The first uses scallops, shrimp, andouille sausage, chicken thighs, vegetables, saffron and seafood-chicken stock. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 22 July 2019 Think barbecue pulled pork with squash cakes and carrots, golden veggie beet bowls, shrimp and andouille pasta, and Southern-style almond chicken with baked apple and zucchini-corn muffins. Celestina Blok, star-telegram, 5 July 2018 See More

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First Known Use of andouille

1605, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for andouille

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

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“Andouille.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/andouille. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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