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English word sausage comes from Latin salsus ((figuratively) witty. Salted (preserved in salt). Salty.).

Sausage etymology ?

Sausage detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
salsus Latin (lat) (figuratively) witty. Salted (preserved in salt). Salty.
salsicia Late Latin (LL)
saussiche Anglo-Norman (xno)
sausige Middle English (enm)
sausage English (eng) (military, archaic) A saucisse.. (vulgar, _, slang) Penis.. A food made of ground meat (or meat substitute) and seasoning, packed in a section of the animal's intestine, or in a similarly cylindrical shaped synthetic casing; a length of this food.. A sausage-shaped thing.. A term of endearment.

Words with the same origin as sausage

Descendants of salsus
salsa sassy sauce