The nut of the Pistacia vera, a tree of the order Anacardiaceæ, containing a kernel of a pale greenish color, which has a pleasant taste, resembling that of the almond, and yields an oil of agreeable taste and odor; -- called also pistachio nut. It is wholesome and nutritive. The tree grows in Arabia, Persia, Syria, and Sicily.
The small anacardiaceous tree (Pistacia vera), of southern Europe and Asia Minor, which bears the pistachio nut. Called also pistache.
The flavor of the pistachio nut, or an ice or confection flavored with it.
Nuts that have a distinctive open shell, allowing them to be roasted and salted whole. Eaten as a snack or used for cooking. Pistachios go best with veal, port and poulty. The green colour makes it very popular for creams and ice-creams. In confectionery it is especially associated with nougat.
( pis-ta-shioh) - A pale greenish nut resembling an almond.
Green coloured nuts with an open shell.
small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel
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a tree (Pistacia vera) that bears dry, nutlike fruits, or it can be one of those fruits
a flavorful nut used for snacking when roasted, and for flavoring sweets and ice cream. It has a high iron content and a characteristic greenish tinge.