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liverwurst

[liv-er-wurst, -woo rst, -woo sht] /ˈlɪv ərˌwɜrst, -ˌwʊərst, -ˌwʊʃt/
noun
1.
a sausage made with a large percentage of liver, especially one made with pork liver and pork meat.
Also called liver sausage.
Origin of liverwurst
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism; half translation, half adoption of German Leberwurst
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  • She boiled the blood for pudding and looked to the seasoning, with sage and pepper, of the head cheese and liverwurst.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
Word Origin and History for liverwurst
n.

1869, American English, partial translation of German Leberwurst, from Leber "liver" (see liver (n.1)) + Wurst "sausage."

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