noun Etymology: part translation of German Leberwurst, from Leber liver + Wurst sausage Date: 1869 liver sausage

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  • Liverwurst — Liverwurst, also known as Kentucky Pâté, is an anglicisation of the German Leberwurst (Dutch leverworst , Hungarian kenőmájas , Swedish leverkorv , Finnish maksamakkara ), literally meaning liver sausage . It is a typical sausage served in… …   Wikipedia

  • liverwurst — 1869, Amer.Eng., partial translation of Ger. Leberwurst, from Leber liver (see LIVER (Cf. liver) (n.1)) + Wurst sausage …   Etymology dictionary

  • liverwurst — ☆ liverwurst [liv′ər wʉrst΄ ] n. [partial transl. of Ger leberwurst < leber, LIVER1 + wurst, sausage] a sausage containing ground liver: also called liver sausage …   English World dictionary

  • liverwurst — /liv euhr werrst , woorst , woosht /, n. a sausage made with a large percentage of liver, esp. one made with pork liver and pork meat. Also called liver sausage. [1865 70, Amer.; half trans., half adoption of G Leberwurst] * * * …   Universalium

  • liverwurst — noun liver sausage …   Wiktionary

  • liverwurst — liv|er|wurst [ lıvər,wɜrst ] noun uncount a type of SAUSAGE made using liver, usually cut into thin SLICES and eaten cold …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • liverwurst — n. sausage which contains a large amount of liver …   English contemporary dictionary

  • liverwurst — noun (U) AmE a type of cooked soft sausage made mainly of liver (2); liver sausage BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • liverwurst — liv·er·wurst …   English syllables

  • liverwurst — UK [ˈlɪvə(r)ˌwɜː(r)st] / US [ˈlɪvərˌwɜrst] noun [uncountable] mainly American another word for liver sausage …   English dictionary

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