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or knock·wurst  (nŏk′wûrst′, -wo͝orst′)
A short, thick, highly seasoned sausage.

[German : knacken, to crack (from Middle High German, of imitative origin) + Wurst, sausage; see wurst.]


(ˈnɒkˌwɜːst) or


(Cookery) a short fat highly seasoned sausage
[German, from knacken to make a cracking sound + Wurst sausage]
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Noun1.knackwurst - short thick highly seasoned sausage
sausage - highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
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