Pistachio tree




  • From Italian pistacchio (1590s), from Latin pistācium ("pistachio"), from Ancient Greek πιστάκιον, from πιστάκη. Of Iranian origin. Compare Northern Kurdish pisteq, Persian پسته, Middle Persian pstk' ("pistachio nut"), Old Armenian պիստակ (from Iranian), Arabic فستق, Turkish fıstık.

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