liverwurst

noun liv·er·wurst \ ˈli-vər-ˌwərst ; ˈli-və- also -ˌvu̇(r)st , sometimes -ˌvu̇sht \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of liverwurst

Origin and Etymology of liverwurst

partial translation of German Leberwurst, from Leber liver + Wurst sausage


LIVERWURST Defined for English Language Learners

liverwurst

noun

Definition of liverwurst for English Language Learners

  • : a type of soft sausage made chiefly of cooked liver


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