pistachio

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See also: pistáchio

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian pistacchio, from Latin pistacium(pistachio), from Ancient Greek πιστάκιον(pistákion), from πιστάκη(pistákē, pistachio tree), of Iranian origin; compare Kurdish pisteq, Persian پسته(pista), Middle Persian pstk'(pistag, pistachio nut), Old Armenian պիստակ(pistak) (from Iranian).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɪsˈtæʃi.əʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /pɪsˈtæʃioʊ/, /pɪsˈtɑʃioʊ/

Noun[edit]

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pistachio ‎(plural pistachios or pistachioes)

  1. A deciduous tree, Pistacia vera, grown in parts of Asia for its drupaceous fruit
  2. The nutlike fruit of this tree.

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