liv·​er·​wurst | \ ˈli-vər-ˌwərst How to pronounce liverwurst (audio) ; ˈli-və- also -ˌvu̇(r)st, sometimes -ˌvu̇sht\

Definition of liverwurst

: a large, creamy to firm cooked sausage containing ground pork liver usually mixed with pork or other meat and spices : liver sausage

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As the neighborhood changed around the restaurant, Langer’s stopped selling items such as baloney and liverwurst. Samantha Masunaga,, "Norm Langer guides Langer's Deli through changing tastes," 14 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of liverwurst

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for liverwurst

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

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English Language Learners Definition of liverwurst

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

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