from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A spicy smoked sausage made with pork and garlic, used especially in Cajun cooking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A spiced, heavily smoked, Cajun pork sausage, often made from the entire gastrointestinal system of the pig.


French, from Old French andoille, from Medieval Latin *inductilia, things to be introduced, from inductilis, introduceable, from Latin inductus, past participle of indūcere, to introduce into a casing; see induce.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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