Pronunciation: [TZOON-ghen-wurst (vurst)]
A variety of German blood sausage that contains chunks of pickled tongue. This dried sausage can be eaten raw but is more commonly sliced and browned in butter or bacon fat.
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.