- a dry, hard Italian cheese made of ewe's milk, especially Romano.
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November 25, 2008
A brand of Pecorino differing slightly from Bomano Pecorino.
Although made of sheep's milk, Pecorino is classed with both Parmesan and Romano.
Kibitzers complain that some of the cheaper types of Pecorino are soapy, but fans give it high praise.
- an Italian cheese made from ewes' milk
C20: from Italian, literally: of ewes, from pecora sheep, from Latin pecus
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