boudin noir

[French boo-dan nwar]


See under boudin.

Origin of boudin noir

< French: black sausage



noun, plural bou·dins [boo-dan; English boo-danz] /buˈdɛ̃; English buˈdɛ̃z/. French Cookery.

a blood sausage (boudin noir) or sometimes a white sausage (boudin blanc), made of chicken, pork, or veal.

Origin of boudin

1795–1805, Americanism; < Louisiana French, French: sausage; Old French, of obscure origin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for boudin noir



a French version of a black pudding

Word Origin for boudin

C20: French



Eugène (øʒɛn). 1824–98, French painter: one of the first French landscape painters to paint in the open air; a forerunner of impressionism
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012