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portobello

noun por·to·bel·lo \ˌpr-tə-ˈbe-(ˌ)lō\

: a large brown mushroom used in cooking

plural por·to·bel·los also por·to·bel·las

Full Definition of PORTOBELLO

:  a large dark mature cultivated mushroom noted for its meaty texture that is of the same variety of button mushroom as the cremini

Variants of PORTOBELLO

por·to·bel·lo also por·ta·bel·la \-lə\ or por·ta·bel·lo \ˌpr-tə-ˈbe-(ˌ)lō\

Origin of PORTOBELLO

perhaps alteration of Italian prataiolo, prataiuolo or dialect Italian pratarolo meadow mushroom, from prato meadow, from Latin pratum
First Known Use: 1986

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