cervelat

[ sur-vuh-lat, -lah, ser- ]
/ ˈsɜr vəˌlæt, -ˌlɑ, ˈsɛr- /
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noun

a type of smoked sausage made of beef or pork, fat, and seasonings: originally made of brains.

Nearby words

  1. cerussite,
  2. cervantes,
  3. cervantes saavedra, miguel de,
  4. cervantes, miguel de,
  5. cervelas,
  6. cervellière,
  7. cervena,
  8. cervera y topete,
  9. cervera y topete, pascual,
  10. cerveza

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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British Dictionary definitions for cervelat

cervelat

/ (ˈsɜːvəˌlæt, -ˌlɑː) /

noun

a smoked sausage made from pork and beef

Word Origin for cervelat

C17: via obsolete French from Italian cervellata

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