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knackwurst

[nahk-wurst, -woo rst] /ˈnɑk wɜrst, -wʊərst/
noun
1.
a short, thick, highly seasoned sausage.
Also, knockwurst.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; < German, equivalent to knack(en) to crack, break + Wurst sausage. Cf. knack
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British Dictionary definitions for knackwurst

knackwurst

/ˈnɒkˌwɜːst/
noun
1.
a short fat highly seasoned sausage
Word Origin
German, from knacken to make a cracking sound + Wurst sausage
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