liverwurst

[ liv-er-wurst, -woorst, -woosht ]
/ ˈlɪv ərˌwɜrst, -ˌwʊərst, -ˌwʊʃt /

noun

a sausage made with a large percentage of liver, especially one made with pork liver and pork meat.

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Also called liver sausage.

Origin of liverwurst

1865–70, Americanism; half translation, half adoption of German Leberwurst
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Example sentences from the Web for liverwurst

  • She boiled the blood for pudding and looked to the seasoning, with sage and pepper, of the head cheese and liverwurst.

    Blue Ridge Country|Jean Thomas