knockwurst

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noun knock·wurst \ˈnäk-(ˌ)wərst also -ˌvu̇(r)st, sometimes -ˌvu̇sht\
variants: or less commonly

Definition of knockwurst

  1. :  a short thick heavily seasoned sausage

Origin and Etymology of knockwurst

German Knackwurst, from knacken to crackle (of imitative origin) + Wurst wurst


First Known Use: 1851

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