saucisson

noun sau·cis·son \¦sōsē¦sōⁿ\
variants: less commonly

saucisse

\sōˈsēs\

Definition of saucisson

plural

saucissons

\-ōⁿ(z)\ also

saucisses

\-ēs(ə̇z)\
  1. 1 :  a tube of paper or canvas filled with powder and used as a fuse

  2. 2 :  a large fascine

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Origin and Etymology of saucisson

saucisson from French, from Italian salsiccione, augmentative of salsiccia large sausage, powder bag shaped like a sausage, from Late Latin salsicia sausage; saucisse from French, from Late Latin salsicia — more at sausage


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