Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary


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

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pecorino? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).