sausage

noun sau·sage \ ˈsȯ-sij \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of sausage

:a highly seasoned minced meat (such as pork) usually stuffed in casings of prepared animal intestine; also :a link or patty of sausage

Examples of sausage in a Sentence

  1. Would you like any sausage?

  2. They bought sausages for the picnic.

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Origin and Etymology of sausage

Middle English sausige, from Anglo-French sauseche, saucis, from Late Latin salsicia, from Latin salsus salted — more at sauce



SAUSAGE Defined for English Language Learners

sausage

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Definition of sausage for English Language Learners

  • : spicy ground meat (such as pork) that is usually stuffed into a narrow tube of skin or made into a small flat cake


SAUSAGE Defined for Kids

sausage

noun sau·sage \ ˈsȯ-sij \

Definition of sausage for Students

1 :spicy ground meat (as pork) usually stuffed in casings
2 :a roll of sausage in a casing


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