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porcino

[ pawr-chee-noh ]
/ pɔrˈtʃi noʊ /
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noun, plural por·ci·ni [pawr-chee-nee]. /pɔrˈtʃi ni/. Italian Cooking.

Usually porcini . cep.

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Also called porcini mushroom .
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British Dictionary definitions for porcino

porcino
/ (pɔːˈtʃiːnəʊ) /

noun plural 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 BoletineaeAlso called: cep

Word Origin for porcino

Italian, from Latin porcīnus, from porcus pig
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