kielbasa

[ kil-bah-suh, keel- ]
/ kɪlˈbɑ sə, kil- /

noun, plural kiel·ba·sas, kiel·ba·sy [kil-bah-see, keel-] /kɪlˈbɑ si, kil-/.

a smoked sausage of coarsely chopped beef and pork, flavored with garlic and spices.

Origin of kielbasa

1950–55; < Polish kiełbasa, sausage, cognate with Czech klobása, dialectal Serbo-Croatian klobasa, Bulgarian kŭlbása, Russian kolbasá; ulterior origin obscure
Also called Polish sausage.
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British Dictionary definitions for kielbasa

kielbasa

esp Canadian kulbasa (kuːbɒˈsɒ, ˈkuːbɘsɒ)

/ (ˌkiːlˈbaːsɘ, ˌkɪlˈbaːsɘ) /

noun

a traditional garlic sausage of Eastern European origin

Word Origin for kielbasa

from Polish kieɫbasa, Ukrainian kovbasa
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