Definitions

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

  • noun A short, thick, highly seasoned sausage.

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  • noun A highly seasoned scalded sausage made from beef, pork, and fatty tissue similar to a frankfurter, but shorter and thicker.

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  • noun short thick highly seasoned sausage

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[German : knacken, to crack (from Middle High German, of imitative origin) + Wurst, sausage; see wurst.]

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From the German noun Knackwurst, itself from German knacken ("to crack, crackle") + Wurst ("sausage").

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