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 is more to the Saengerbund’s Christmas market than bratwurst, brew, and nutcrackers. Joan Hunt,, "Saengerbund Shares Holiday Traditions, Hospitality," 6 Dec. 2019 According to Kehne, visitors will find a variety of German fare, including bratwurst, hot dogs, potato with bacon soup, apple strudels and hot apple cider. Lois Szymanski,, "At Union Mills Homestead’s Christkindlmarkt, German heritage takes the focus," 12 Nov. 2019 The menu features bratwurst with sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, pickled beets and ambrosia. San Diego Union-Tribune, "DAR chapter receives Proclamations for Constitution Week," 30 Sep. 2019 Think smoked trout and elk bratwurst, buffalo tenderloin and stuffed acorn squash. Josie Sexton, The Know, "Head to these high-country restaurants for leaf peeping from the dining room or patio," 20 Sep. 2019 Then sink your teeth into some strudels and bratwurst, and sip a pint of delicious German and Texas craft beer at Island Oktoberfest. Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau, Houston Chronicle, "Cooler weather will offer Galveston Island relaxation this fall," 20 Sep. 2019 Watch live musical performances, shop local businesses and artisans, sample cuisine from some of the best restaurants in the city or hop into the West Side Market for a bratwurst or Monk cake. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, "13 things to do in Cleveland on Sunday, Sept. 29," 29 Sep. 2019 The smell of bratwurst grilling filled the cold Saturday morning air as members of the media and curious passersby stopped by a preview event for this year’s Christmas Village in Baltimore. Sameer Rao,, "Baltimore’s Inner Harbor transforms into German-inspired Christmas village, complete with biergarten, for holiday shopping," 23 Nov. 2019 The uptown restaurant was the second location of the bratwurst and beer spot owned by Dave Andrea. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "Just months after opening, 2 new uptown Phoenix restaurants are closed. Here's why," 7 Nov. 2019

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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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19 Jan 2020

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“Bratwurst.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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