Definition of boerewors noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbuːrəvɔːs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbuːrəvɔːrs//
; BrE BrE//ˈbʊrəvɔːs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʊrəvɔːrs//
[uncountable](South African English)
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a spicy sausage that is prepared in a long piece and sold usually wound into a coil (= a series of circles) Word OriginAfrikaans, from boere ‘Afrikaner or farmer's’ + wors ‘sausage’.