A spicy smoked sausage made with pork and garlic, used especially in Cajun cooking.
[French, from Old French andoille, from Medieval Latin *inductilia, things to be introduced, from inductilis, introduceable, from Latin inductus, past participle of indūcere, to introduce into a casing; see INDUCE.]
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