cep

[ sep ]
/ sɛp /

noun

an edible mushroom, Boletus edulis, that grows wild under pine or other evergreen trees: prized for its flavor.

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Origin of cep

1860–65; < French cèpe < Gascon cep mushroom, tree trunk < Latin cip(p)us boundary stone, pillar
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British Dictionary definitions for cep

cep
/ (sɛp) /

noun

another name for porcino

Word Origin for cep

C19: from French cèpe, from Gascon dialect cep, from Latin cippus stake
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Medical definitions for cep

CEP

abbr.

congenital erythropoietic porphyria
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