[ pawr-chee-noh ]
/ pɔrˈtʃi noʊ /
noun, plural por·ci·ni [pawr-chee-nee] /pɔrˈtʃi ni/. Italian Cookery.
Usually porcini. cep.
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Also called porcini mushroom.
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British Dictionary definitions for 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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