A kind of smoked pork sausage.
- She doesn't like sausages so much except for homemade and cervelat and sometimes a full beef dog from Abeles and Heymann and mostly I guess air-dried cervelat.
- The cervelat is uncooked, but preserved by curing, drying and smoking.
- Gothaer Cervelat is a cervelat of German origin; made only of very lean pork, finely chopped and cured.
Early 17th century: from obsolete French, earlier form of cervelas, from Italian cervellata.
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