Definition of pecorino in English:

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pecorino

Pronunciation: /ˌpɛkəˈriːnəʊ/

noun (plural pecorinos)

[mass noun]
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.

Origin

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

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