See also: pistáchio

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian pistacchio, from Latin pistacium (pistachio), from Ancient Greek πιστάκιον (pistákion), from πιστάκη (pistákē, pistachio tree), of Iranian origin; compare Kurdish pisteq, Persian پسته (pista), Middle Persian pstk' (pistag, pistachio nut), Old Armenian պիստակ (pistak) (from Iranian).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɪsˈtæʃi.əʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /pɪsˈtæʃioʊ/, /pɪsˈtɑʃioʊ/

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pistachio (plural pistachios or pistachioes)

  1. A deciduous tree, Pistacia vera, grown in parts of Asia for its drupaceous fruit
  2. The nutlike fruit of this tree.

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