from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A sausage made of pig's blood, pork fat, and other ingredients such as onions and bread crumbs.

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  • noun a cooked sausage made out of meat (most often pork), blood and various other regional ingredients

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  • noun a black sausage containing pig's blood and other ingredients


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