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peperino

Line breaks: pep¦er|ino
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛpəˈriːnəʊ/

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Definition of peperino in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A light porous (especially brown) volcanic rock formed of small grains of sand, cinders, etc.

Origin

17th century: Italian, from pepere 'pepper' on account of its grainy appearance.

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