[pi-stash-ee-oh, -stah-shee-oh] /pɪˈstæʃ iˌoʊ, -ˈstɑ ʃiˌoʊ/
noun, plural pistachios.
the nut of a Eurasian tree, Pistacia vera, of the cashew family, containing an edible, greenish kernel.
the kernel itself, used for flavoring.
the tree itself.
pistachio nut flavor.
noun (pl) -os
an anacardiaceous tree, Pistacia vera, of the Mediterranean region and W Asia, with small hard-shelled nuts
Also called pistachio nut. the nut of this tree, having an edible green kernel
the sweet flavour of the pistachio nut, used esp in ice creams
of a yellowish-green colour
1590s, from Italian pistacchio, from Latin pistacium “pistachio nut,” from Greek pistakion “pistachio nut,” from pistake “pistachio tree,” from Persian pistah “pistachio.” Borrowed earlier (1530s) as pystace, from Old French form pistace (13c.), which also is from the Italian word.
noun 1. a light or medium shade of yellow green.
[pis-tuh-reen] /ˌpɪs təˈrin/ noun 1. (def 2). adjective 2. of little value or worth. /ˌpɪstəˈriːn/ noun 1. a Spanish coin, used in the US and the West Indies until the 18th century
[peest] /pist/ noun 1. a track or trail, as a downhill ski run or a spoor made by a wild animal. 2. (in fencing) a regulation-size strip, usually 2 meters wide and 14 meters long, on which fencers compete. /piːst/ noun 1. a trail, slope, or course for skiing 2. a rectangular area for fencing […]
[pis-tl] /ˈpɪs tl/ noun, Botany. 1. the ovule-bearing or seed-bearing female organ of a flower, consisting when complete of ovary, style, and stigma. 2. such organs collectively, where there are more than one in a flower. 3. a gynoecium. /ˈpɪstɪl/ noun 1. the female reproductive part of a flower, consisting of one or more separate […]