Definitions for kielbasakɪlˈbɑ sə, kil-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
kiel•ba•sa*kɪlˈbɑ sə, kil-(n.)(pl.)-sas, -sy
a smoked sausage of coarsely chopped beef and pork, flavored with garlic and spices.
Origin of kielbasa:
1950–55; < Pol kiełbasa sausage
A spicy, smoked sausage of a particular kind.
Origin: From kiełbasa, from East Turkic kül bassï, from kül bastï. Compare Ukrainian ковбаса.
Kiełbasa, kołbasa, klobasa, kobasa, kolbasi, kovbasa, kobasi, and kubasa are common North American anglicizations for a type of Eastern European sausage. Synonyms include Polish sausage, Ukrainian sausage, etc. In English, these words refer to a particular genre of sausage, common to all Eastern European countries but with substantial regional variations. In the Slavic languages, these are the generic words for all types of sausage, local or foreign.
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