Pecorino meaning

pĕkə-rēnō
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An Italian cheese, especially Romano, made from sheep's milk.
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Any of a family of Italian cheese made from ewe's milk.
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Origin of pecorino

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

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Italian diminutive of pecora, sheep

    From Wiktionary