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cervelat

[sur-vuh-lat, -lah, ser-]
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noun
  1. a type of smoked sausage made of beef or pork, fat, and seasonings: originally made of brains.
Also cer·ve·las [suhr-vuh-lah, ser-] /ˈsʌr vəˌlɑ, ˈsɛr-/.

Origin of cervelat

1605–15; French (now obsolete); see saveloy
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Historical Examples

  • Cervelat: This sausage is made of finest pork chopped fine, smoked and air dried.

    Armour's Monthly Cook Book, Volume 2, No. 12, October 1913

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for cervelat

cervelat

noun
  1. a smoked sausage made from pork and beef

Word Origin

C17: via obsolete French from Italian cervellata
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