[ ling-gwee-suh; Portuguese lin-gwee-sah, -suh ]
/ lɪŋˈgwi sə; Portuguese lɪ̃ˈgwi sɑ, -sə /
a highly spiced Portuguese garlic sausage.
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Origin of linguiça
First recorded in 1950–55; from Portuguese; further origin uncertain
Words nearby linguiça
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Example sentences from the Web for linguiça
Caldo Verde soup—Portuguese kale soup with linguica—was on the stove of every family in the neighborhood growing up.
So the idea of combining corn & cheddar with linguica and kale?