an·​douill·​ette ˌän-dü-ˈyet How to pronounce andouillette (audio)
: a fresh pork sausage made with tripe or chitterlings

Examples of andouillette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Lyon, the idea of an offal sausage, or andouillette, without its mustard sauce is as inconceivable as cheese starved of wine. New York Times, 14 July 2022 In one of funniest scenes in the book, at a Normandy bistro, Tucci and his companions, including Meryl Streep, rashly order andouillette, a mysterious French sausage. Washington Post, 10 Oct. 2021 Like the French sausage andouillette, another example of Deep Offal, chitlins provoke a fleeting crisis between brain and stomach, a moment when the mind teeters on the edge, deciding whether to react to the incoming data with revulsion or desire. Brett Martin, GQ, 23 Apr. 2018 Liver, tripe, kidney, and a variety of andouillette fill up the menu at this intimate spot. Christina Liao, Vogue, 21 Aug. 2017

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Word History


French, diminutive of andouille

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of andouillette was in 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Andouillette.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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