See also: 开心果
|Literally: “happy nut”.|
Said to be thus called from the shape resemblance to a smiling face. Alternatively, it may be a literal interpretation of 開心 (“to open the heart”), since most pistachio nuts dehisce, or pop open as they mature.
- pistachio (nut)
- (figuratively) someone or something that makes people laugh, especially a lively and humorous person who keeps the group dynamic fun; barrel of laughs; life of the party