Pistachio

raw pistachios, natural

Pistacia vera

Pistachio (Wiktionary)

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Etymology

From Italian pistacchio (1590s), from Latin pistācium (pistachio), from Ancient Greek πιστάκιον (pistákion), from πιστάκη (pistákē, pistachio tree). Of Iranian origin. Compare Northern Kurdish pisteq, Persian پسته(pista), Middle Persian pstk' (pistag, pistachio nut), Old Armenian պիստակ (

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