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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.]
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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]
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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)]
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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
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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
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pistachio

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

nPistazie f
adj (colour) → pistazienfarben
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pistachio

[pɪsˈtɑːʃɪəʊ] npistacchio
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pistachio

(piˈstaːʃiəu) plural pisˈtachios noun
a greenish nut used as flavouring for food.
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The quantities of pistachios produced in the governorate of Gafsa are estimated, this season, at 1,200 tons, in reduction compared to last year when the harvest reached 1600 tons.
(TAP) -- The quantities of pistachios produced in the Gafsa governorate are estimated at 1,200 tonnes this season compared with 1,600 tonnes last year.
INGREDIENTS For the cake n 125g unsalted butter, softened n 50g caster sugar 2 eggs n 100g marzipan n 30g pistachio paste - optional n 110g plain flour n 1tsp baking powder n 125g unsalted pistachios, finely ground n 300g good-quality, deep-red raspberry jam For the meringue 4 egg whites n 220g caster sugar n 90g desiccated coconut METHOD 1 Preheat oven to 180degC.
Ingredients 100g shelled pistachios, 100g dried goji berries, 175g butter, 100g light muscovado sugar, 150g gluten-free self-raising flour, 100g gluten-free oats, 2tsp chopped ginger, 3tbsp black treacle.
Given the choice between shell-on and shell-off pistachios at the grocery store, I always choose the former.
Carboxamides, also known as succinate dehydrogenase inhibitors, or SDHIs, are the primary tool for ALB control in pistachios. Formulations of four carboxamide active ingredients (a.i.) -- boscalid, fluxapyroxad, fluopyram and penthiopyrad -- are registered in California.
Bad weather and drought are expected to cause a large drop in Iran's pistachio production this year, probably making the United States once again the largest producer of pistachios in the world.
Tip the pistachios into a food processor and pulse until ground to a flour consistency, but take care not to overgrind them, otherwise they could turn into pistachio butter.
There's a pistachio option - Fior Di Pistachio Variegato - as well, in which case pistachio sauce made from pistachios is used with pistachios lending the crunch."
If you want to snack on nuts mindfully, your best bet is to eat pistachios. Well technically pistachios are not nut.
Recent research is giving people who sit all day at their jobs new reasons to reach for a handful of nuts while at work, and in particular, pistachios. Adding to an increasing volume of research around the health benefits of pistachios, one study and a national survey in the U.S.
Not only beautifully festive to look at, this divine dessert is deliciously rich and creamy, with little jewels of tart redcurrants and pistachios sprinkled through.