bou·​din | \ bü-ˈdan How to pronounce boudin (audio) , -ˈdaⁿ \
plural boudins\ bü-​ˈdanz , -​ˈdaⁿ \

Definition of boudin

2 : a spicy Cajun sausage containing rice and meat (such as pork) or seafood

Examples of boudin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One twist was the introduction of boudin sausage, a Louisiana favorite that classically comes loaded with a mixture of about 50/50 rice and ground beef. Chuck Blount,, "Chuck’s Food Shack: Boudin and andouille sausage making a big flavor impact in San Antonio meat markets, barbecue restaurants," 20 Apr. 2020 Anderson Township Trustee Andrew Pappas on Thursday posted a picture of a boudin, a southern type of sausage. Sharon Coolidge,, "Anderson Township Trustee Andrew Pappas under fire for 'offensive' and 'reprehensible' comment," 14 Mar. 2020 Options include salads, sandwiches, campechana with smoked poblano, oak smoked barbacoa tacos and Cajun chicken with boudin pilaf and collard greens. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "Where to eat near The Galleria in Houston," 26 Feb. 2020 After a few hours, celebrants break for boudin, a spicy sausage treat. National Geographic, "Here’s Mardi Gras like you’ve never seen it," 12 Feb. 2020 Brisket, boudin sausage and ribs also make an occasional appearance. Chuck Blount,, "Chuck’s Food Shack: Uncovering the best, secret San Antonio restaurants for barbecue," 3 Feb. 2020 The menu here brims with breadcrumbed seafood and sausages of both andouille and boudin varieties. Brad Japhe, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Food and Drink at New Orleans’s New Airport Is So Good You’ll Want to Hang Out There," 11 Dec. 2019 Hush puppies, bites of mild boudin sausage, jambalaya spheres, okra, softshell crab — all of them wore crunchy armor of just the right weight. Mike Sutter,, "Review: San Antonio’s Smashin’ Crab seafood restaurant finds success with Cajun food," 12 Dec. 2019 Each shoot’s prize: a 10-pound package of either bacon, brisket, smoked turkey, sausage or boudin. Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, "Auto dealers, manufacturers serve those who served," 8 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of boudin

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for boudin

Louisiana French & French, sausage

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19 May 2020

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“Boudin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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