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[ling-gwee-suh; Portuguese lin-gwee-sah, -suh] /lɪŋˈgwi sə; Portuguese lɪ̃ˈgwi sɑ, -sə/
a highly spiced Portuguese garlic sausage.
Origin of linguiça
< Portuguese; ulterior origin uncertain Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Caldo Verde soup—Portuguese kale soup with linguica—was on the stove of every family in the neighborhood growing up.

    Fresh Picks Chris Santos November 30, 2009
  • So the idea of combining corn & cheddar with linguica and kale?

    Fresh Picks Chris Santos November 30, 2009

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