plural -s
: a seasoned sausage made chiefly of veal

Word History


borrowed from German, from Bock "bock beer" + Wurst "sausage"; from the traditional consumption of the sausage with bock beer around the time of the Feast of Corpus Christi

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bockwurst was in 1885

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“Bockwurst.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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