noun, plural pis·tach·i·os.
Origin of pistachio
Examples from the Web for pistache
Historical Examples of pistache
As a consequence we have not as big a collection of these pistache varieties as we ought to have.
The question of congeniality between the true pistache and the Chinese pistache is shown here.
We have had a great real of difficulty in propagating these pistache trees.
These three men have given more attention to the pistache than I have.
This collection of pistache seeds with its Afghanistan label composed part of the collection of seeds.
noun plural -os
Word Origin for pistachio
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.