See also: pestò and Pesto

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

1937, from Italian pesto, from Latin pistus (crushed, pounded), from Latin pīnsō (to pound, beat, crush). Cognate to pestle.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pesto (usually uncountable, plural pestos)

  1. A sauce, especially for pasta, originating from the Genoa region in Italy, made from basil, garlic, pine nuts, olive oil and cheese (usually pecorino)

Coordinate termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “pesto”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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CatalanEdit

NounEdit

pesto m (plural pestos)

  1. pesto

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

pesto (accusative singular peston, plural pestoj, accusative plural pestojn)

  1. pestilence

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

pesto

  1. pesto

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of pesto (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative pesto pestot
genitive peston pestojen
partitive pestoa pestoja
illative pestoon pestoihin
singular plural
nominative pesto pestot
accusative nom. pesto pestot
gen. peston
genitive peston pestojen
partitive pestoa pestoja
inessive pestossa pestoissa
elative pestosta pestoista
illative pestoon pestoihin
adessive pestolla pestoilla
ablative pestolta pestoilta
allative pestolle pestoille
essive pestona pestoina
translative pestoksi pestoiksi
instructive pestoin
abessive pestotta pestoitta
comitative pestoineen
Possessive forms of pesto (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person pestoni pestomme
2nd person pestosi pestonne
3rd person pestonsa

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ItalianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpe.sto/
  • Rhymes: -esto
  • Hyphenation: pé‧sto

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin pistus (crushed, pounded), from Latin pīnsō (to pound, beat, crush), whose frequentative also gave Italian pestare (to pound).

AdjectiveEdit

pesto (feminine pesta, masculine plural pesti, feminine plural peste)

  1. crushed, ground, beaten
  2. livid, bluish, black
    occhio pestoblack eye
  3. pitch-dark, pitch-black
    buio pestopitch darkness
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NounEdit

pesto m (plural pesti)

  1. (cooking) pesto
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

pesto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pestare

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PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Italian pesto.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pesto n (indeclinable)

  1. pesto

Further readingEdit

  • pesto in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • pesto in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpesto/, [ˈpes.t̪o]

NounEdit

pesto m (plural pestos)

  1. pesto

Further readingEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English pesto, from Italian pesto.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛsdɔ/, [ˈpʰɛstɔ]

NounEdit

pesto m (uncountable)

  1. pesto

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pesto besto mhesto phesto
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.