AskDefine | Define chipolata

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chipolata n : a small thin sausage

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  1. A type of small thin sausage from the United Kingdom.

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A chipolata is a type of small thin sausage originally from Mexico but very common in the United Kingdom. Chipolatas are normally made from coarse-ground pork seasoned with salt and pepper together with such herbs — according to the particular recipe — as sage, thyme, pimento, and/or nutmeg. They are popular as part of a Christmas dinner wrapped in streaky bacon.
chipolata in French: Chipolata
chipolata in Chinese: 直布羅陀腸
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