pesto

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

1937, from Italian pesto, contraction of pestato, form of pestare (to pound in a mortar). Cognate to pestle.[1]

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Noun[edit]

pesto (usually uncountable, plural pestos)

  1. A sauce, especially for pasta, originating from the Genoa region, made from basil, garlic, pine nuts, olive oil and cheese (usually pecorino)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ pesto” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

pesto (accusative singular peston, plural pestoj, accusative plural pestojn)

  1. pestilence

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pesto

  1. pesto

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pesto (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative pesto pestot
genitive peston pestojen
partitive pestoa pestoja
illative pestoon pestoihin
singular plural
nominative pesto pestot
accusative nom.? pesto pestot
gen. peston
genitive peston pestojen
partitive pestoa pestoja
inessive pestossa pestoissa
elative pestosta pestoista
illative pestoon pestoihin
adessive pestolla pestoilla
ablative pestolta pestoilta
allative pestolleˣ pestoilleˣ
essive pestona pestoina
translative pestoksi pestoiksi
instructive pestoin
abessive pestotta pestoitta
comitative pestoineen

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Contraction of pestato, form of pestare (to pound in a mortar), from Latin pīnsō (pound, beat).

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Adjective[edit]

pesto m (feminine pesta, masculine plural pesti, feminine plural peste)

  1. crushed, ground, beaten
  2. black
    occhio pesto - black eye
  3. pitch
    buio pesto - pitch darkness

Noun[edit]

pesto m (plural pesti)

  1. (foods) pesto

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