[ wurst, woorst ] (plural wursts)
noun (plural wursts)
1. U.S. sausage: sausage of any kind
2. U.K. German sausage: a sausage made in Germany and Austria, especially a large sausage intended to be sliced and eaten cold
[Mid-19th century. < German Wurst "sausage" < Indo-European, "confuse"]http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed/wurst?view=ukwurst
• noun German or Austrian sausage.
— ORIGIN German.http://www.chambersharrap.co.uk/chambers/feat...wurst
noun any of various types of large German or Austrian sausage.
ETYMOLOGY: Late 19c: from German, meaning 'something rolled', related to Latin vertere to turn.http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=wu...wurst
Ger. sausage, 1855, from Ger. Wurst, from O.H.G.http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Di...wurst
Main Entry: wurst
Pronunciation: \ˈwərst also ˈwu̇rst sometimes ˈwu̇sht or ˈwu̇st; also with v for w\
Etymology: German, from Old High German
PRONUNCIATION: wûrst, wrst
ETYMOLOGY: German, from Middle High German, from Old High German. See wers- in Appendix I.