bou·​din bü-ˈdan How to pronounce boudin (audio)
plural boudins
: a spicy Cajun sausage containing rice and meat (such as pork) or seafood

Examples of boudin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The boudin sits on a square of brioche, its amorphous form covered by a delicately fried egg dripping yolk. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 6 Jan. 2022 Egg rolls are stuffed with local boudin and lacquered with satsuma pepper glaze. Beth D'addono,, 11 Jan. 2021 The brisket boudin from Gonzo’s adds another dimension. Ian McNulty,, 17 Nov. 2020 The boudin without rice though (see above) is a low-carb option, and there are plenty of sausage varieties beyond pork. Ian McNulty | Staff Writer,, 9 Nov. 2020 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,, 20 Apr. 2020 Anderson Township Trustee Andrew Pappas on Thursday posted a picture of a boudin, a southern type of sausage. Sharon Coolidge,, 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, 26 Feb. 2020 After a few hours, celebrants break for boudin, a spicy sausage treat. National Geographic, 12 Feb. 2020

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Word History


Louisiana French & French, sausage

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of boudin was in 1829

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

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