from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An Italian cheese, especially Romano, made from ewe's milk.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a family of Italian cheese made from ewe's milk
Italian, of ewes, pecorino, from pecora, ewe, sheep, from Latin, cattle, pl. of pecus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian diminutive of pecora, sheep (Wiktionary)