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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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