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pecorino

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noun, often capitalized pec·o·ri·no \ˌpe-kə-ˈrē-(ˌ)nō\

Definition of pecorino

  1. :  any of various cheeses of Italian origin made from sheep's milk



Origin and Etymology of pecorino

Italian, from pecorino of sheep, from pecora sheep, ewe, from Latin, domestic animals, from plural of pecus cattle — more at fee


First Known Use: 1908

Rhymes with pecorino


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