saveloy

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noun sav·e·loy \ˈsa-və-ˌlȯi\

Definition of saveloy

British

  1. :  a highly seasoned dry sausage

Origin and Etymology of 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


First Known Use: 1784


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