linguiça

[ ling-gwee-suh; Portuguese lin-gwee-sah, -suh ]
/ lɪŋˈgwi sə; Portuguese lɪ̃ˈgwi sɑ, -sə /
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noun

a highly spiced Portuguese garlic sausage.

Nearby words

  1. linguistic stock,
  2. linguistic universal,
  3. linguistical,
  4. linguistician,
  5. linguistics,
  6. lingula,
  7. lingular,
  8. lingulate,
  9. lingulectomy,
  10. linguo-

Origin of linguiça

From Portuguese; ulterior origin uncertain

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Examples from the Web for linguica

  • Caldo Verde soup—Portuguese kale soup with linguica—was on the stove of every family in the neighborhood growing up.

    Fresh Picks|Chris Santos|December 1, 2009|DAILY BEAST
  • So the idea of combining corn & cheddar with linguica and kale?

    Fresh Picks|Chris Santos|December 1, 2009|DAILY BEAST