pistacia definition

  • noun:
    • the tree genus Pistacia, including the pistachio.
    • title of a genus of woods, like the tree which holds the pistachio (Pistacia vera), the Mediterranean mastic tree (Pistacia Lentiscus), therefore the types (Pistacia Terebinthus) which yields Chian or Cyprus turpentine.
    • A genus of trees, for the order AnacardiaceƦ and tribe SpondieƦ, distinguished while the one apetalous genus of that polypetalous family members.
    • [lowercase] A tree of this genus.
    • a dicotyledonous genus of trees regarding the family members Anacardiaceae having drupaceous fresh fruit

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