frankfurter

[ frangk-fer-ter ]
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noun
  1. a small, cooked and smoked sausage of beef or beef and pork, with or without casing; hot dog; wiener.

Origin of frankfurter

1
1890–95, Americanism;<German: Frankfort sausage; see -er1
  • Also frank·fort, frank·furt .

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Frankfurter
[ frangk-fer-ter ]

noun
  1. Felix, 1882–1965, U.S. jurist, born in Austria: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1939–62.

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British Dictionary definitions for frankfurter (1 of 2)

frankfurter

/ (ˈfræŋkˌfɜːtə) /


noun
  1. a light brown smoked sausage, made of finely minced pork or beef, often served in a bread roll

Origin of frankfurter

1
C20: short for German Frankfurter Wurst sausage from Frankfurt (am Main)

British Dictionary definitions for Frankfurter (2 of 2)

Frankfurter

/ (ˈfræŋkˌfɜːtə) /


noun
  1. an inhabitant or native of Frankfurt

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