a highly seasoned, dried English sausage
Origin of saveloyaltered ; from French cervelas ; from Middle French cervelat ; from Italian cervellata, associated, association with cervello, the brains, used in making it (; from Classical Latin cerebellum: see cerebellum); origin, originally , however, probably a deer-meat sausage ; from cervo, stag ; from Classical Latin cervus: see cervid
A highly seasoned smoked pork sausage.
Origin of saveloyAlteration of obsolete French cervelat, from Italian cervellato, ultimately from dialectal zervello, brain, from Latin cerebellum, diminutive of cerebrum, brain; see ker-1 in Indo-European roots.
Supposedly from French cervelas