portobello

noun por·to·bel·lo \ ˌpȯr-tə-ˈbe-(ˌ)lō \
variants: or less commonly play \ˌpȯr-tə-ˈbe-lə\ or portabello play \ˌpȯr-tə-ˈbe-(ˌ)lō\
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of portobello

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

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Origin and Etymology of portobello

perhaps alteration of Italian prataiolo, prataiuolo or dialect Italian pratarolo meadow mushroom, from prato meadow, from Latin pratum


PORTOBELLO Defined for English Language Learners

portobello

noun

Definition of portobello for English Language Learners

  • : a large brown mushroom used in cooking


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