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pecorino Syllabification: pec·o·ri·no
Pronunciation: /ˌpekəˈrēnō/

Definition of pecorino in English:

noun (plural pecorinos)

An Italian cheese made from ewes' milk.
Example sentences
  • Divide between two warm bowls, drizzle with olive oil and grated pecorino.
  • Beat the ricotta and mascarpone together then stir in the grated pecorino and cheddar.
  • Kev and Liz sampled the linguine with sun dried tomato, artichokes and pecorino.


Italian, from pecorino 'of ewes', from pecora 'sheep'.

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