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chorizo vs. sausage

[ chuh-ree-zoh; Spanish chaw-ree-saw, -thaw ]
  1. a pork sausage spiced with garlic, peppers, and juniper berries and smoked and dried.
[ saw-sij or, especially British, sos-ij ]
  1. minced pork, beef, or other meats, often combined, together with various added ingredients and seasonings, usually stuffed into a prepared intestine or other casing and often made in links.
  2. a sausage-shaped observation balloon, formerly used in warfare.

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