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Noun: pistachio  pi'sta-shee,ow
  1. Small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
    - Pistacia vera, pistachio tree
  2. Nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel
    - pistachio nut

Derived forms: pistachios

Type of: edible nut, nut, nut tree

Part of: genus Pistacia, Pistacia

Encyclopedia: Pistachio