noun a city in W central Germany, on the Main River.
Frank·furt am Main [ f-f rahngk oo rt ahm mahyn] /ˈfrɑŋk fʊərt ɑm ˈmaɪn/
Frank·furt. noun a city in NE Germany, on the Oder River.
Frank·furt an der O·der [ f-f rahngk oo rt ahn d uh r oh-d uh r] /ˈfrɑŋk fʊərt ɑn dər ˈoʊ dər/
Frank·furt. noun a small, cooked and smoked sausage of beef or beef and pork, with or without casing; hot dog; wiener.
frank·fort, frank·furt. Origin of frankfurter 1890–95, Americanism
Frankfort sausage; see
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British Dictionary definitions for frankfurts 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) noun an inhabitant or native of Frankfurt
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Word Origin and History for frankfurts n.
"hot dog," 1894, American English, from German
Frankfurter "of Frankfurt," because a smoked-beef-and-pork sausage somewhat like a U.S. hot dog was originally made in Germany, where it was associated with the city of Frankfurt am Main (literally "ford of the Franks on the River Main"). Attested from 1877 as Frankfort sausage.
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