Pecorino



[pek-uh-ree-noh] /ˌpɛk əˈri noʊ/

noun, plural Pecorinos, Pecorini [pek-uh-ree-nee] /ˌpɛk əˈri ni/ (Show IPA). (often lowercase)
1.
a dry, hard Italian cheese made of ewe’s milk, especially Romano.
/ˌpɛkəˈriːnəʊ/
noun
1.
an Italian cheese made from ewes’ milk
noun

a hard, pungent Italian cheese made of ewe’s milk; also called Pecorino Romano
Word Origin

1931-36; < It. pecora sheep Usage Noteoften cap; plural pecorinos

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