Pronunciation: [BOW-er-werst; BOW-er-versht]
A coarse-textured German sausage that is smoked (see cure) and highly seasoned. It's usually steamed or sautéed.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.