boudin

noun
bou·din | \ bü-ˈdan , -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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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, courant.com, "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, NOLA.com, "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 In the afternoon and into the night, The Vintage rolls out small plates such as spring rolls, meatballs, flatbreads, pretzel bites and boudin balls. Todd A. Price, NOLA.com, "The Vintage on Magazine Street aims to satisfy from morning to night: Opening alert," 14 May 2018 An appetizer of a dozen boudin balls ($6) started our meal on a hit and miss note. Malcolm Mayhew, star-telegram, "Tasting samples, 'lagniappe' add to appeal of The Lost Cajun in Mansfield | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 20 Apr. 2018 After more than four hours onstage at the Howard County Library System Spelling Bee, a single word — boudin, a Cajun type of blood sausage — stood between Saketh Sundar and victory. Kate Elizabeth Queram, Howard County Times, "Howard's three-time champ spells his way to national stage," 5 Apr. 2018 Order the boudin blanc, chicken liver mousse, or the exceptional Marin Sun Farm pork chop. Condé Nast Traveler, "Salt's Cure," 25 Aug. 2017

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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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