wurst

[ wurst, woo rst ]
/ wɜrst, wʊərst /

noun


Nearby words

  1. wundt,
  2. wundt, wilhelm max,
  3. wuppertal,
  4. wurley,
  5. wurlitzer,
  6. wurtzilite,
  7. wurtzite,
  8. wurtzitic,
  9. wus,
  10. wushu

Origin of wurst

First recorded in 1890–95, wurst is from the German word Wurst

Can be confusedworst wurst

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British Dictionary definitions for wurst

wurst

/ (wɜːst, wʊəst, vʊəst) /

noun

a large sausage, esp of a type made in Germany, Austria, etc

Word Origin for wurst

from German, literally: something rolled; related to Latin vertere to turn

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Word Origin and History for wurst

wurst

n.

German sausage, 1855, from German Wurst, from Old High German

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