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Definition of "boudin" [boudin]

  • A highly seasoned link sausage of pork, pork liver, and rice that is a typical element of Louisiana Creole cuisine. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "boudin" in a sentence
  • "After a solid hour of competition Saturday morning, 11-year-old Sayoni Ghosh from the Discovery School spelled "boudin," a French word for a type of sausage, to win the "Read to Bee" spelling bee."
  • "Latin verb gustare, "to taste;" but Medlar pleaded custom in behalf of C, observing, that, by the Doctor's rule, we ought to change pudding into budding, because it is derived from the French word boudin; and in that case why not retain the original orthography and pronunciation of all the foreign words we have adopted, by which means our language would become a dissonant jargon without standard or propriety?"
  • "Capt C. killed 2 bucks and 2 buffaloe, I also killed one buffaloe which proved to be the best meat, it was in tolerable order; we saved the best of the meat, and from the cow I killed we saved the necessary materials for making what our wrighthand cook Charbono calls the boudin (poudingue) blanc, and immediately set him about preparing them for supper; this white pudding we all esteem one of the greatest del [ic] acies of the forrest, it may not be amiss therefore to give it a place."
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