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

  • n. A French black sausage made of pork and seasoned pig's blood. Also called boudin noir.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sausage, made from pork blood, oats and spices; eaten at breakfast and combined in starters and salads.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A kind of sausage made of blood, suet, etc., thickened with meal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of sausage made of blood and suet, seasoned with salt, pepper, onions, etc., sometimes with the addition of a little oatmeal. Also called blood-pudding.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a black sausage containing pig's blood and other ingredients


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