chipolata

noun
chip·​o·​la·​ta | \ ˌchipəˈlätə \
plural -s

Definition of chipolata

: 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

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History and Etymology for chipolata

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chipolata. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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