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Alteration of pistachio.
pistick (plural pisticks)
- (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; The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, (please specify |partition=1, 2, or 3):, II.ii.1.1:
- Trallianus discommends figs, Salvianus olives and capers, which others especially like of, and so of pistick nuts.