Definition of boerewors in English:

boerewors

Line breaks: boere|wors
Pronunciation: /ˈbuːrəˌvɔːs
 
, ˈbʊ-/

noun

[mass noun] South African
A type of traditional sausage, typically containing coarsely ground beef and pork seasoned with spices.
More example sentences
  • Like a genuine bazaar, brötchens, sausage rolls, hotdogs, pancakes, hamburgers, koeksisters, boerewors and sosaties with various cakes and puddings will be served.
  • Another tradition is the braai, which had been cooked on a wood fire, often including sosaties and boerewors as well as steak.
  • It is common to have this porridge for breakfast with milk and sugar, and also to eat it with meat or boerewors (boer sausage, made of beef and pork) at a braai (barbecue).

Origin

Afrikaans, from boere 'Afrikaner or farmer's' + wors 'sausage'.

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