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porcini

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noun por·ci·ni \pȯr-ˈchē-(ˌ)nē\

Definition of porcini

plural porcini also porcinis

  1. :  a large wild edible brownish boletus mushroom (Boletus edulis) —called also cèpe



Origin of porcini

Italian, plural of porcino, short for fungo porcino, literally, porcine mushroom


First Known Use: 1976


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