Definition of Pistache

1. n. The anacardiaceous tree Pistacia vera, which yields the pistachio nut; also, the nut itself and the flavoring extract prepared from it.

Definition of Pistache

1. a shade of green [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pistache

pistache (current term)
pistachio green
pistachio nut
pistachio tree

Literary usage of Pistache

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1. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas (1901)
"pistache made a most energetic sign of assent, by raising and nodding ... pistache will show you and the governor that he is far superior to his brethren. ..."

2. The Territory of Florida, Or, Sketches of the Topography, Civil and Natural by John Lee Williams (1837)
"The pistache is a native of Spain, from which it was, but a few years since, transferred to the gardens of France and Italy. ..."

3. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"... fruit still smaller, called there Amandier pistache; the kernels of both of which are considered remarkably delicate, and are preferred for the table. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"... de pistache de terre, Erdnuss-öl), which is extracted from them by pressure. The cold-pressed oil is nearly colourless, has - and solidifies at — 3° C. ..."

5. The Painter, Gilder, and Varnisher's Companion: Containing Rules and (1867)
"Dragon, pistache, and Olive Green. They are prepared with the oxide of chromium, mixed with flux No. 3, with additions of deep or clear yellow No. ..."

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