pistachio

EnglishEdit

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).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɪsˈtæʃiəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /pɪsˈtæʃioʊ/, /pɪsˈtɑʃioʊ/

NounEdit

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Pistachios.jpg

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.

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit

Read in another language