wienerwurst

noun
wie·​ner·​wurst | \ˈwē-nər-ˌwərst, ˈwē-nə-ˌwərst also -ˌwu̇rst, sometimes -ˌwu̇sht or -ˌwu̇st; also with v, for w\

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The hot dog's immediate ancestors, traditional wienerwursts and frankfurters from Germany and Austria, were made from combinations of pork, beef and sometimes veal. The New York Times, NOLA.com, "What are the best hotdogs? This team taste-tested 10 different kinds," 4 July 2017 The hot dog’s immediate ancestors, traditional wienerwursts and frankfurters from Germany and Austria, were made from combinations of pork, beef and sometimes veal. Julia Moskin, New York Times, "We Taste-Tested 10 Hot Dogs. Here Are the Best.," 27 June 2017

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First Known Use of wienerwurst

1882, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for wienerwurst

German, from Wiener of Vienna + Wurst sausage

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