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[wurst, woo rst]
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  1. sausage(def 1).
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Origin of wurst

First recorded in 1890–95, wurst is from the German word Wurst
Can be confusedworst wurst
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Related Words for wurst

bratwurst, frankfurter, banger, liverwurst, pepperoni, kielbasa, rolliche, wurst

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British Dictionary definitions for wurst


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


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

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