from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Pistacia.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
When Benjamin of Tudela left Constantinople, he visited Gallipoli and Kilia, a port on the Eastern coast, and went to the islands in the Archipelago, Mitylene, Chios, whence there was much trade in the juice of the pistachio-tree, Samos, Rhodes, and Cyprus.
[FN#307] In text "Sinaubar," which may also mean pistachio-tree.