frankfurter

[ frangk-fer-ter ]
/ ˈfræŋk fər tər /

noun

a small, cooked and smoked sausage of beef or beef and pork, with or without casing; hot dog; wiener.

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Origin of frankfurter

1890–95, Americanism;<German: Frankfort sausage; see -er1

Definition for frankfurter (2 of 2)

Frankfurter
[ frangk-fer-ter ]
/ ˈfræŋk fər tər /

noun

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

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

Word Origin for frankfurter

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

British Dictionary definitions for frankfurter (2 of 2)

Frankfurter
/ (ˈfræŋkˌfɜːtə) /

noun

an inhabitant or native of Frankfurt
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