pl. -·si or -·sas
a type of Polish smoked sausage, flavored with garlic, etc.
Origin of kielbasaPolish
A spicy smoked Polish sausage.
Origin of kielbasaPolish kie&lslash;basa, from East and West Slavic *kŭlbasa, from East Turkic k&udie;l bass&idie;, grilled cutlet, from Turkic k&udie;l bast&idie; : k&udie;l, coals, ashes + bast&idie;, pressed (meat) (from basmaq, to press).