pistachio

(redirected from pistachios)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
suggest a snack of pistachios might boost brain power and concentration levels at work.
A favorite American snack, pistachios have been enjoyed since the seventh century BCE and are one of only two nuts (the other is almonds) mentioned in the Bible.
TAP) -- The pistachios harvest in Gafsa will start in a few days with the production estimated to reach 1,200 tonnes this year, i.
Pairing berries and pistachios is an idea I stole from the French, though raspberries are usually the berry of choice.
You won't be seeing Iranian pistachios in American supermarkets any time soon.
Ingredients: * 1 A' sticks cold butter (cut into cubes) * 2 cups all-purpose flour * 1 egg * A' cup granulated sugar * A' cup chopped pistachios * A- cup dried rose petals * 1 teaspoon rose essence or vanilla * A- teaspoon salt Method: 1.
The terror group targets pistachios more than any other nut because they grow in natural forests without the need for cultivation, as opposed to other nuts like peanuts, which need to be&nbsp;watched over by farmers.
Summary: The harvest of pistachios in the governorate of Gafsa will reach this year 615 tons, making the region of Gafsa, the second largest producer of this dry fruit nationwide after
Producers who have produced pistachios in California, Arizona and New Mexico from Sept.
Just before serving, arrange the oranges and radishes on a platter or on plates, spoon on the dressing and juices, and sprinkle with pistachios.
Everything is then ready to assemble, just spoon a desert spoon of the duck onto a crostini and sprinkle with the pistachios.
A presentation of the first website in Central Asia dedicated to the technology of growing pistachios and creating its industrial plantations was held in Uzbekistan.