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
Would you like any sausage?
They bought sausages for the picnic.
Origin and Etymology of sausage
Middle English sausige, from Anglo-French sauseche, saucis, from Late Latin salsicia, from Latin salsus salted — more at sauce
First Known Use: 15th century
SAUSAGE Defined for English Language Learners
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
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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