pistacia

noun
pis·​ta·​cia | \pə̇ˈstashēə, -tāsh-\

Definition of pistacia 

1 capitalized : a small genus of trees (family Anacardiaceae) native to southern Europe, Asia, and North America having simple or pinnate leaves, small dioecious apetalous flowers, and drupaceous fruits — see mastic tree, pistachio, terebinth

2 plural -s : any tree of the genus Pistacia

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History and Etymology for pistacia

New Latin, from Greek pistakē the pistachio tree

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