boudin noir

[ French boo-dan nwar ]
/ French bu dɛ̃ ˈnwar /

noun

See under boudin.

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Origin of boudin noir

< French: black sausage

Definition for boudin noir (2 of 2)

boudin
[ boo-dan ]
/ buˈdɛ̃ /

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
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British Dictionary definitions for boudin noir (1 of 2)

boudin
/ (French budɛ̃) /

noun

a French version of a black pudding

Word Origin for boudin

C20: French

British Dictionary definitions for boudin noir (2 of 2)

Boudin
/ (French budɛ̃) /

noun

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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