saveloy









saveloy


noun Chiefly British.

  1. a highly seasoned, dried sausage.

noun

  1. a smoked sausage made from salted pork, well seasoned and coloured red with saltpetre

n.1837, corruption of French cervelas, from Italian cervellata, from cervello “brain,” from Latin cerebrum (see cerebral). So called because it originally was made of pigs’ brains.

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