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[pawr-chee-noh] /pɔrˈtʃi noʊ/
noun, plural porcini [pawr-chee-nee] /pɔrˈtʃi ni/ (Show IPA). Italian Cookery.
Usually, porcini. cep.
Also called porcini mushroom. Unabridged
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noun (pl) porcini (pɔːˈtʃiːnɪ)
an edible saprotrophic basidiomycetous woodland fungus, Boletus edulis, with a brown shining cap covering white spore-bearing tubes and having a rich nutty flavour: family Boletineae Also called cep
Word Origin
Italian, from Latin porcīnus, from porcus pig
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