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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

Etymologies

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)

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