cremini

noun cre·mi·ni \ kri-ˈmē-nē \
variants: or
Updated on: 4 Jan 2018

Definition of cremini

plural cremini also creminis
: a meaty cultivated brown or tan mushroom that is of the same variety of button mushroom as the larger and more mature portobello

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Origin and Etymology of cremini

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


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