portobello

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noun por·to·bel·lo \ˌpȯr-tə-ˈbe-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of portobello

plural

portobellos

also

portobellas

  1. :  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

less commonly

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portabello

\ˌpȯr-tə-ˈbe-(ˌ)lō\

Origin and Etymology of portobello

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


First Known Use: 1986


PORTOBELLO Defined for English Language Learners

portobello

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noun por·to·bel·lo \ˌpȯr-tə-ˈbe-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of portobello for English Language Learners

  • : a large brown mushroom used in cooking


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