blood sausage

noun

: very dark sausage containing a large proportion of blood

called also blood pudding

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web At Angler, Chung is serving a ssam platter with duck-blood sausage and pork belly. Andy Wang, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2023 There were a dozen food stalls here, mostly different Korean cuisines (soy garlic wings and other fried treats on sticks, a dumpling station, blood sausage and kimchi jjigae), and other Asian offerings too: pho, sushi, tonkatsu. Angella Choe, Los Angeles Times, 14 Nov. 2022 Center: a seasonal dish featuring blood sausage, scallop, and apple. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 14 Oct. 2022 Moronga, the exceptional blood sausage, became an accompanying signature. Los Angeles Times, 28 Apr. 2022 Here, the tortillas are fresh, the morcilla (blood sausage) melts in your mouth, and the refills are free. Danielle Pointdujour, Travel + Leisure, 25 Oct. 2021 An unassuming cazuela filled with garbanzo beans, raisins, pine nuts and ground morcilla was infused with the blood sausage’s comforting spice. Michael Russell, oregonlive, 1 Sep. 2021 At Orlando Meats, experimental sausage is often the rule, but the blood hot dog is just a blood sausage, something familiar to cultures around the world, from Europe to Asia and Latin America. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, 1 Sep. 2021 Their specialty is charcuterie and meats, with award-winning blood sausage. Maya Kachroo-levine, Travel + Leisure, 16 Aug. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1799, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blood sausage was in 1799

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“Blood sausage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blood%20sausage. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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