Pronunciation: [THOOR-ihn-juhr; TOOR-ihn-juhr]
Any of several fresh and smoked sausages named for the former German region of Thuringia. Thuringers include some cervelats and blood sausages. The spice coriander is integral to many of these sausages.
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.