Pronunciation: [BEER-wurst; BEER-vursht]
A German cooked sausage with a garlicky flavor and dark red color. It's usually sold as sandwich meat. See also sausage.
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.