cervelat

noun
cer·​ve·​lat | \ ˈsər-və-ˌlat How to pronounce cervelat (audio) , -ˌlä \

Definition of cervelat

: smoked sausage made from a combination of pork and beef

First Known Use of cervelat

1613, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cervelat

obsolete French (now cervelas)

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“Cervelat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cervelat. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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