wienerwurst

noun
wie·​ner·​wurst | \ ˈwē-nər-ˌwərst How to pronounce wienerwurst (audio) , ˈwē-nə-ˌwərst also -ˌwu̇rst, sometimes -ˌwu̇sht or -ˌwu̇st; also with v, for w \

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Recent Examples on the Web 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, 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, 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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The first known use of wienerwurst was in 1882

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“Wienerwurst.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wienerwurst. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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