Frankfurter meaning

frăngk'fərt
A smoked sausage of beef or beef and pork made in long reddish links.
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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.
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1882-1965; associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court (1939-62), born in Austria.
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(UK, US, Canada) A moist sausage of soft, even texture and flavor, often made from mechanically recovered meat or meat slurry.
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One who is from Frankfurt, Germany.
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Origin of frankfurter

  • After Frankfurt (am Main)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From German Frankfurter, the adjectival form of Frankfurt. Specifically, a reference to Frankfurt-am-Main.
    From Wiktionary