a smoked sausage of beef, pork, chicken, etc., enclosed in a membranous casing and made in cylindrical links a few inches long: the casing is now usually removed before packaging
Origin of frankfurterGer, after Frankfurt (am Main)
1882-1965; associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court (1939-62), born in Austria
A smoked sausage of beef or beef and pork made in long reddish links.
Origin of frankfurterAfter Frankfurt (am Main).
- (UK, US, Canada) A moist sausage of soft, even texture and flavor, often made from mechanically recovered meat or meat slurry.
- One who is from Frankfurt, Germany.