pistachio tree

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pistachio tree small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
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Usage

In literature:

Eastward, over vast orchards of pistachio trees, the barren plain of the Euphrates fades away to a glimmering, hot horizon.
"The Lands of the Saracen" by Bayard Taylor
Of fruit-trees the most important are the orange, lemon, pomegranate, apricot, olive, vine, fig, mulberry, and pistachio-nut.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 2. (of 7): Assyria" by George Rawlinson
The cones of this valuable tree were as large as artichokes; each yielding several seeds of the size and appearance of pistachio nuts.
"The Cliff Climbers" by Captain Mayne Reid
A strip bordering the highway was reserved for trees, we hope pistachio.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
This tree provides the pistachio nuts which are now imported from Syria and Chios.
"Notes on Agriculture in Cyprus and Its Products" by William Bevan
Large portions of Algeria are covered by extensive forests of oaks, cedars, pines, and pistachio trees.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
Two fruit trees within this family are the mango and the pistachio nut tree.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
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In news:

The FDA recommends peanuts and tree nuts, such as almonds , hazelnuts, pecans, some pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts.
The FDA recommends peanuts and tree nuts, such as almonds, hazelnuts, pecans, some pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts.
Pistachios come as both male and female trees.
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