Sausages on the grill.
An example of sausage is salami.
- pork or other meat, chopped fine, highly seasoned, and either stuffed into membranous casings of varying size, as bologna or salami, or made into patties for cooking
- a single patty or link of this mixture
Origin of sausageMiddle English sausige from Norman French saussiche, for Old French saulcisse from Vulgar Latin salsicia from Classical Latin salsus: see sauce
- Finely chopped and seasoned meat, especially pork, usually stuffed into a prepared animal intestine or other casing and cooked or cured.
- A small cylinder-shaped serving of this meat.
Origin of sausageMiddle English sausige from Anglo-Norman sausiche from Vulgar Latin salsīcia from Late Latin neuter pl. of salsīcius prepared by salting from salsus salted ; see sauce .
(countable and uncountable, plural sausages)
From late Middle English sausige, from Anglo-Norman saussiche (compare JÃ¨rriais saÃ»ciche), from Late Latin salsÄ«cia (compare Spanish salchicha, Italian salsiccia), neuter plural of salsÄ«cius (“seasoned with salt"), derivative of Latin salsus (“salted"), from sal (“salt"). More at salt.