plural -s
: a small spicy sausage used chiefly as a garnish or hors d'oeuvre
also : a dish (as a ragout) of which such sausages are an ingredient

Word History


French, from Italian cipollata, from feminine of cipollato with onions, from cipolla onion (from Late Latin cepula, diminutive of Latin cepa, caepa onion) + -ato -ate

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“Chipolata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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