brat·​wurst | \ˈbrät-(ˌ)wərst also ˈbrat- also -ˌvu̇(r)st; sometimes -ˌvu̇sht\

Definition of bratwurst 

: fresh pork sausage for frying or grilling

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Food vendors will offer pierogis, Philly cheesesteaks, pizza, bratwurst sandwiches, chicken gyros, pulled pork, kettle corn, ice cream and freshly squeezed lemonade. Carol Kovach,, "The Hooley on Kamm's Corners returns May 12: A Place in the Sun," 8 May 2018 The restaurant is serving $5 bratwurst sandwiches, $6 fries and $7 wings for the duration of the match, and the $5 draft special includes Hofbrau Original, Kapuziner Weisse, Half Acre Weightless Pils, and Urban Village Unity IPA. Bethany Ao,, "World Cup final 2018: Where to watch France-Croatia in Philadelphia," 12 July 2018 Tower Hill also offers green spaces for picnicking and a farm-fresh café, featuring specials like German bratwurst and charcuterie platters of fine cured meats and cheeses. Zipporah Osei,, "Fighting breast cancer, open space in Medway, and RoboGirls," 22 June 2018 Prior to sailing, each adult receives a bratwurst sandwich, chips and a cold beer, and for the kids, hot dogs and soft drinks. Carolina Gusman,, "Skip the tie: 45 Father's Day dining specials in San Diego County," 9 June 2018 Feast on a roasted suckling pig seasoned with bratwurst spices and served with pretzels with mustard and cheese sauce, slaw, and sauerkraut potato salad. Samantha Nelson, RedEye Chicago, "Oktoberfest in Chicago: 14 spots with celebrations, steins and sausages," 18 Sep. 2017 For Germans, prohibiting diesel — a 19th century fuel invented by one of their own engineers and pushed relentlessly to this day by their beloved auto industry — has the feel of a ban on beer or bratwurst. Griff Witte, Washington Post, "Germans love their cars. They also love the environment. A diesel ban is forcing them to choose.," 18 Apr. 2018 Traditional bratwursts were elevated with hemp oil and crushed hemp hearts. Bailey Loosemore, The Courier-Journal, "Alligator burgers, Hot Brown tater tots top new Kentucky State Fair foods," 10 Aug. 2017 The bratwurst is made of finely ground veal and pork, distinguished by its firm texture and punch of white pepper. Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle, "Wursthall in San Mateo at its best with beer & brat," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of bratwurst

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bratwurst

German, from Old High German brātwurst, from brāt meat without waste + wurst sausage

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