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

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Tracy said biting into the boudin ball was like biting into a Cadbury egg. Gary Jacobson, Dallas News, "BBQ Posse journeys into heart of Texas to find perfect plate," 17 June 2019 Some of the best boudin is found in little mom-and-pop grocery stores. Jody Schmal, Houston Chronicle, "Where to stay and play in Lake Charles," 10 May 2018 Feges will make the sausage and boudin from scratch, in-house. J.c. Reid, Houston Chronicle, "Feges BBQ opens in Greenway Plaza food court," 21 Mar. 2018 Andouille and boudin sausages are a bold, Cajun statement on the starters menu, while the crawfish-stuffed top neck clams elevate the sophistication levels. Paul Oswell, Condé Nast Traveler, "21 Best Restaurants in New Orleans," 28 Feb. 2018 Consider dishes like boudin noir tart ($7), rabbit salad ($10), escargot in puff pastry ($16), duck liver terrine ($7), egg baked in red wine with mushrooms ($6) and steak au poivre ($8). Georgann Yara, azcentral, "French restaurants in Phoenix to celebrate Bastille Day," 9 July 2018 As for the meat, expect chopped-beef sandwiches, ribs and boudin, a Cajun sausage made with pork, rice and a blend of spices. Kelly Vaughan,, "BBQ: A Summary Of Styles," 21 June 2018 At Kolache Kitchen, the pastries are filled with sausage, bacon and cheese and even boudin. Todd A. Price,, "Kolache Kitchen out of Baton Rouge expands to Freret Street," 10 May 2018 Unfortunately, for now, Houstonians will have to make a boudin king cake from scratch. Fernando Ramirez, Houston Chronicle, "In photos: Baking a delicious boudin king cake," 26 Jan. 2018

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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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