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boudin

[boo-dan]
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noun, plural bou·dins [boo-dan; English boo-danz] /buˈdɛ̃; English buˈdɛ̃z/. French Cookery.
  1. a blood sausage (boudin noir) or sometimes a white sausage (boudin blanc), made of chicken, pork, or veal.
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Origin of boudin

1795–1805, Americanism; < Louisiana French, French: sausage; Old French, of obscure origin
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  • Or the boudin may be packed into jars, and sliced or cut into dice and sautéed when cold.

  • Boudin in French signifies a pudding, in Creole it also signifies the belly.

    "Gombo Zhbes"

    Lafcadio Hearn

  • They were well-known medical men of the city, Drs Pinault and Boudin.

    She Stands Accused

    Victor MacClure

  • Dr Boudin prescribed an emetic, which produced good effects.

    She Stands Accused

    Victor MacClure

  • Dr Boudin had said the invalid might have gooseberry syrup with seltzer water.

    She Stands Accused

    Victor MacClure


British Dictionary definitions for boudin

boudin

noun
  1. a French version of a black pudding
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Word Origin

C20: French

Boudin

noun
  1. Eugène (øʒɛn). 1824–98, French painter: one of the first French landscape painters to paint in the open air; a forerunner of impressionism
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