Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as pistachio.

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Examples

  • You strain off the water and, after seconds instead of the laborious minutes of hand labor this task used to take, you are ready to make the famous Provençal "pistache" of lamb with 50 garlic cloves that you might have otherwise shrunk from cooking.

    Snaring the Elusive Thermomix

  • I love to describe a colour tone by adding a food adjective like pistache for pistachio green because it shows how much food and colour are related.

    foodbeam » La vie en rose – Macarons à la rose de Pierre Hermé

  • Enfin MON repas jene mange que le soir se limite a un pot la laitiere de flanc pistache - _ -.

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  • A midi j'pestais devant mon flanc a la pistache d'une part parce que le flanc a la pistache c le seul truc que j'arrive a manger sous traitement et que malheureusement ajd'hui je n'y arrivais pas.

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  • Voila ca fait presque un an que j'bouffe un pot de flanc a la pistache par jour et mon estomac a declaré forfait ajd'hui ....

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  • En fait j'en sais rien le 14 m'etant empifré de chocolat a n'en plus finir j'me suis dit que ct plutot le chocolat et tous les paket de chips et cahouete et pistache que j'm'envoyait en jouant a la play qui faisait que j'avais des brulures d'estomac, mais la maintenant ca continue alors que j'a arrété de manger des connerie ...

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  • Seriously though, I am thinking of going with the pistache.

    La Coquette:

  • Take the white of one egg, and measure just as much cold water; mix the two well, and stir stiff with confectioners 'sugar; add a little flavoring, vanilla, or almond, or pistache, and, for some candies, color with a tiny speck of fruit paste.

    A Little Cook Book for a Little Girl

  • Any flavoring will do for this sauce; pistache is very nice.

    A Little Cook Book for a Little Girl

  • In Europe the nuts are very largely used, outside of the Mediterranean region for making the pistache ice cream because of the green color in the seed itself, and in the Mediterranean region both the yellow and green varieties as we are coming to use them in this country, as table nuts.

    Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Eleventh Annual Meeting Washington, D. C. October 7 and 8, 1920

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