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frankfurter

[frangk-fer-ter] /ˈfræŋk fər tər/
noun
1.
a small, cooked and smoked sausage of beef or beef and pork, with or without casing; hot dog; wiener.
Origin of frankfurter
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism; < German: Frankfort sausage; see -er1

Frankfurter

[frangk-fer-ter] /ˈfræŋk fər tər/
noun
1.
Felix, 1882–1965, U.S. jurist, born in Austria: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1939–62.
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British Dictionary definitions for frankfurter

frankfurter

/ˈfræŋkˌfɜːtə/
noun
1.
a light brown smoked sausage, made of finely minced pork or beef, often served in a bread roll
Word Origin
C20: short for German Frankfurter Wurst sausage from Frankfurt (am Main)

Frankfurter

/ˈfræŋkˌfɜːtə/
noun
1.
an inhabitant or native of Frankfurt
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Word Origin and History for frankfurter
n.

"hot dog," 1894, American English, from German Frankfurter "of Frankfurt," because a smoked-beef-and-pork sausage somewhat like a U.S. hot dog was originally made in Germany, where it was associated with the city of Frankfurt am Main (literally "ford of the Franks on the River Main"). Attested from 1877 as Frankfort sausage.

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