braun·​schweig·​er ˈbrau̇n-ˌshwī-gər How to pronounce braunschweiger (audio)
 also  ˈbrän-
: smoked liverwurst

Examples of braunschweiger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cheese shop/delicatessen and specialty grocery store also offers soups and sandwiches (everything from braunschweiger to BLTs). Keith Pandolfi, The Enquirer, 21 Dec. 2021 Ralph Clasen, founder of the Middleton bakery, has been a member of the choir since 1962 and each week shares his hearty bread that the 25 to 30 members top with slices of salami, braunschweiger and, on some occasions, Limburger cheese. Barry Adams, The Seattle Times, 8 Dec. 2017

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Word History


German Braunschweiger (Wurst), literally, Brunswick sausage

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of braunschweiger was in 1898

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Cite this Entry

“Braunschweiger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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