kielbasa

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kiel·ba·sa

 (kĭl-bä′sə, kēl-)
n.
A spicy smoked Polish sausage.

[Polish kiel̷basa, from East and West Slavic *kŭlbasa, from East Turkic kül bassï, grilled cutlet, from Turkic kül bastï : kül, coals, ashes + bastï, pressed (meat) (from basmaq, to press).]
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kielbasa

(ˌkiːlˈbaːsə; ˌkɪlˈbaːsə) or

kulbasa

n
(Cookery) a traditional garlic sausage of Eastern European origin
[from Polish kiełbasa, Ukrainian kovbasa]
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kiel•ba•sa

(kɪlˈbɑ sə, kil-)

n., pl. -sas, -sy (-sē).
a smoked sausage of coarsely chopped beef and pork, flavored with garlic and spices.
[1950–55; < Polish kiełbasa sausage]
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Translation of the Ukrainian word kovbasa (meaning "sausage," including the homemade garlic type) by the Polish word kielbasa is not justified linguistically or contextually; the acceptable equivalent "garlic sausage" would be sufficient for readers to grasp the meaning.