a dark sausage with a high content of blood, especially one made with diced pork fat, pork blood, chopped onion, etc., usually stuffed in casings and cooked by broiling, frying, or boiling.
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What does “barren” mean?
Also called black pudding.
Origin of blood sausage
First recorded in 1865–70
Words nearby blood sausage
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British Dictionary definitions for blood sausage
US and Canadian a kind of black sausage made from minced pork fat, pig's blood, and other ingredientsAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): black pudding
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