bau·​ern·​wurst | \ ˈbau̇-ərn-(ˌ)wərst also -ˌvu̇st How to pronounce bauernwurst (audio) , -ˌvu̇rst sometimes -ˌvu̇sht \
plural bauernwursts

Definition of bauernwurst

: a spicy German sausage made of beef and pork Beer-battered french fries and onion rings … are pretty much required sides, and sausages—in the form of bratwurst, bauernwurst or kielbasa—are steamed in beer. — Jeremy D. Goodwin, Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, Massachusetts), 14 Nov. 2012

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First Known Use of bauernwurst

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bauernwurst

borrowed from German, from Bauern, oblique and plural form of Bauer “farmer, peasant” + Wurst “sausage”

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“Bauernwurst.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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