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 (lĭng-gwē′sə, -sä, lĭn-)
A highly seasoned Portuguese pork sausage flavored with garlic, paprika, and other spices.

[Portuguese, from Old Portuguese linguaínça, from Vulgar Latin *longānicia, a type of sausage, alteration (influenced by Latin longus, long, and possibly longāvō, longāvōn-, rectum, a type of sausage) of Latin lūcānica, Lucanian-style smoked sausage, from Lūcānia, Lucania (ancient region of southern Italy).]
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(Cookery) a sausage, of Portuguese origin, usually seasoned with onions and garlic
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(lɪŋˈgwi sə, -sɑ)

a highly spiced Portuguese garlic sausage.
[< Portuguese; ulterior orig. uncertain]
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Noun1.linguica - a highly seasoned Portuguese pork sausage flavored with garlic and onions
pork sausage - sausage containing pork
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