cremini

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noun cre·mi·ni \kri-ˈmē-nē\
variants: or

Definition of cremini

plural

cremini

also

creminis

  1. :  a meaty cultivated brown or tan mushroom that is of the same variety of button mushroom as the larger and more mature portobello

Origin and Etymology of cremini

Italian, plural of cremino, from crema cream, from Middle French cresme; probably from their color — more at cream


First Known Use: 1984

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