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


a type of smoked sausage made of beef or pork, fat, and seasonings: originally made of brains.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

/ (ˈsɜːvəˌlæt, -ˌlɑː) /


a smoked sausage made from pork and beef

Word Origin for cervelat

C17: via obsolete French from Italian cervellata
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