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

Definition of bratwurst

: fresh pork sausage for frying or grilling

Examples of bratwurst in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s squash and eggplant casserole, and veal bratwurst with warm potato salad, and skillet cornbread with sorghum butter — all of which can be ordered to go. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Encina chef Matt Balke shares his vegan recipe for a twist on falafel," 1 Feb. 2021 Many are equipped with sausage stuffer attachments to fill bratwurst and other sausage casings. The Editors, Field & Stream, "Three Things To Know When Buying A Meat Grinder," 3 Sep. 2019 This is a melting pot of German (jaegerschnitzel, bratwurst), American (burgers, steak) and Italian dishes (pizza, spaghetti and meatballs), all packed into a pocket-size country diner. Richard A. Marini,, "3 scenic Texas Hill Country drives to break up the boredom of this year’s smaller Christmas and holidays," 8 Dec. 2020 But Jan Neubau, 37, the technical director and head of the party planning committee, drew from his German background and decided to turn the company’s parking lot into a market with bratwurst, fried doughnuts and hot wine. New York Times, "Getting Creative for the 2020 Office Holiday Party," 3 Dec. 2020 The lunch menu includes bratwurst, potato chips and birthday cake. al, "Will Alabama restaurants face additional COVID restrictions?," 17 Nov. 2020 The guy working the grill at the Pioneer Wagon compared the Rattlesnake sausage to a high-end bratwurst, and that turned out to be honest advertising. al, "Sun shines (finally) on Mobile’s Greater Gulf State Fair," 2 Nov. 2020 For example, his bratwurst ($8) is based on the Heissiche, a regional variation in west-central Germany. The Salt Lake Tribune, "Utah sausage makers use family recipes and traditional techniques to make a link with the past," 2 Oct. 2020 Ricketts held a fund-raiser, serving Wisconsin beer and bratwurst at his home in a suburb north of Chicago. Alex Kotlowitz, The New Yorker, "Trump Collides with the World of Baseball," 20 Oct. 2020

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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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14 Feb 2021

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“Bratwurst.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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