Definition of knackwurst in English:

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knackwurst

Pronunciation: /ˈnakwəːst/
(also knockwurst)

noun

[mass noun]
A type of short, fat, highly seasoned German sausage.
Example sentences
  • The traditional German restaurant, serving schnitzel, bratwurst, knackwurst, sauerbraten, and large quantities of beer, is rapidly disappearing in Germany.
  • For a cheap snack, sausage sandwiches with knackwurst sell for $5.45.
  • Spaghetti from Italy, sushi from Japan, egg rolls from China, knockwurst from Germany, burritos from Mexico are offered side by side as typical foods of choice.

Origin

German, from knacken 'make a cracking noise' + Wurst 'sausage'.

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