cervelat

cervelat

[sur-vuh-lat, -lah, ser-]
noun
a type of smoked sausage made of beef or pork, fat, and seasonings: originally made of brains.
Also, cervelas [suhr-vuh-lah, ser-] .


Origin:
1605–15; French (now obsolete); see saveloy

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cervelat (ˈsɜːvəˌlæt, -ˌlɑː)
 
n
a smoked sausage made from pork and beef
 
[C17: via obsolete French from Italian cervellata]

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