pecorino

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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

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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

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