- Sausage is chopped and seasoned meat, especially pork, usually stuffed into a casing.
An example of sausage is salami.
Sausages on the grill.
sausage definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English sausige ; from Norman French saussiche, for Old French saulcisse ; from Vulgar Latin salsicia ; from Classical Latin salsus: see sauce
sausage definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle 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.