Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An Italian cheese, especially Romano, made from sheep's milk.

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  • noun Any of a family of Italian cheese made from ewe's milk

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian, of ewes, pecorino, from pecora, ewe, sheep, from Latin, cattle, pl. of pecus; see peku- in Indo-European roots.]

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Italian diminutive of pecora, sheep

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