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

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Recent Examples on the Web Each order features a quarter-pound bratwurst encased in pretzel dough and sprinkled with sea salt. Kori Rumore,, 11 Apr. 2022 Daym sells a bratwurst with sauerkraut and pretzel bits. Susan Dunne,, 4 Apr. 2022 The popular Bratcho, a beef/bratwurst combo topping, will remain on the menu. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Apr. 2022 And Keller Meats will be working with him on bratwurst patties for brat burgers. Marc Bona, cleveland, 13 Mar. 2022 Their Dublin Dog is a quarter-pound bratwurst covered in relish, onion and sauerkraut served on a hoagie bun. Ben Flanagan |, al, 17 Mar. 2022 Davenport is gravitating to bratwurst in part because of his German-American mother’s heritage. Marc Bona, cleveland, 13 Mar. 2022 Mike Anderson, chairman of the event that features all things lederhosen, bratwurst and bier, said this year’s Oktoberfest will follow any coming state or county protocols for facemask wearing. San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Sep. 2021 There are more than 40 varieties of German bratwurst. Marcel Krueger, CNN, 22 Oct. 2021 See More

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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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The first known use of bratwurst was in 1851

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“Bratwurst.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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