saveloy

noun
sav·​e·​loy | \ ˈsa-və-ˌlȯi How to pronounce saveloy (audio) \

Definition of saveloy

British
: a highly seasoned dry sausage

First Known Use of saveloy

1784, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for saveloy

modification of French cervelas, from Middle French, from Old Italian cervellata, literally, pig's brains, from cervello brain, from Latin cerebellum — more at cerebellum

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“Saveloy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saveloy. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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