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pis·ta·chi·o

 (pĭ-stăsh′ē-ō′, -stä′shē-ō′)
n. pl. pis·ta·chi·os
1. A deciduous tree (Pistacia vera) of central and western Asia, having pinnately compound leaves and dry, drupaceous, nutlike fruits.
2. The nutlike fruit of this tree, having an edible, oily, green or yellow kernel.

[Ultimately (partly via Middle French pistache) from Italian pistacchio, from Latin pistacium, pistachio nut, from Greek pistakion, from pistakē, pistachio tree, of Iranian origin; akin to Middle Persian pistag.]

pistachio

(pɪˈstɑːʃɪˌəʊ)
n, pl -os
1. (Plants) an anacardiaceous tree, Pistacia vera, of the Mediterranean region and W Asia, with small hard-shelled nuts
2. (Plants) Also called: pistachio nut the nut of this tree, having an edible green kernel
3. (Cookery) the sweet flavour of the pistachio nut, used esp in ice creams
adj
(Colours) of a yellowish-green colour
[C16: via Italian and Latin from Greek pistakion pistachio nut, from pistakē pistachio tree, from Persian pistah]

pis•tach•i•o

(pɪˈstæʃ iˌoʊ, -ˈstɑ ʃiˌoʊ)

n., pl. -chi•os.
1. the nut of a Eurasian tree, Pistacia vera, of the cashew family, containing an edible, greenish kernel.
2. the tree itself.
3. a light or medium shade of yellow-green.
Also, pis•tache (pɪˈstæʃ) pistach′io nut` (for def. 1).
[1590–1600; < Italian pistacchio < Latin pistācium < Greek pistákion pistachio nut, diminutive of pistákē pistachio tree < Middle Persian *pistak (Persian pista)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pistachio - small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nutspistachio - small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
pistachio nut, pistachio - nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel
genus Pistacia, Pistacia - a dicotyledonous genus of trees of the family Anacardiaceae having drupaceous fruit
nut tree - tree bearing edible nuts
2.pistachio - nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernelpistachio - nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel
edible nut - a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
pistachio, pistachio tree, Pistacia vera - small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
Translations
فُسْتُقَه، شَجَر الفُسْتُق
festucpstatxo
pistácie
pistaciepistacienød
pistakujo
pistaatsiapähkel
پسته
pistaasipähkinä
pisztácia
pistasíuhneta
ピスタチオ
pistacija
pistācija
pistacja
pistache
pistácia
pistacija
пистаћтришља
pistasch
antep fıstığıfıstığı
hạt dẻ

pistachio

[pɪsˈtɑːʃɪəʊ] N (pistachios (pl)) → pistacho m; (= tree) → pistachero m; (= colour) → color m de pistacho

pistachio

[pɪˈstæʃiəʊ]
n
(= tree) → pistachier m
(also pistachio nut) → pistache f
(= colour) → pistache
modif [ice-cream] → à la pistache; [flavour] → pistache

pistachio

nPistazie f
adj (colour) → pistazienfarben

pistachio

[pɪsˈtɑːʃɪəʊ] npistacchio

pistachio

(piˈstaːʃiəu) plural pisˈtachios noun
a greenish nut used as flavouring for food.
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