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frankfurter

frank·furt·er (frank·fort·er)

frankfurter (frankforter)

 
pronunciation:
fraengk fuhr tr
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a thin smoked sausage, usu. made from beef or a mixture of beef and pork.
similar words:
frank
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derivation: frankfurt (frankfort) (n.)
Word History
Frankfurter comes from the city of Frankfurt in Germany, where a sausage similar to a hot dog was made.