Definition of pistacite in English:

pistacite

noun

mass noun
  • A green iron-rich variety of epidote.

    • ‘This is a showy specimen, well crystallized on both sides, with perfect, clear Quartz and green Pistacite.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from German Pistazit, from Latin pistacia ‘pistachio’ (because of its colour) + -ite.

Pronunciation

pistacite

/ˈpɪstəsʌɪt/