pistick

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of pistachio.

Noun[edit]

pistick (plural pisticks)

  1. (obsolete, sometimes attributive) A pistachio nut.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069:, II.ii.1.1:
      Trallianus discommends figs, Salvianus olives and capers, which others especially like of, and so of pistick nuts.