- a French sauce like pesto but often without the cheese
- a soup or other dish flavored with this
Origin of pistouFrench ; from ProvenÃ§al
- A sauce made of garlic, basil, olive oil, and often Parmesan, used on pasta or in soups and stews.
- A soup or stew flavored with this sauce.
Origin of pistouFrench, from Provençal, from pestar, to crush, from Old Provençal, from Late Latin pistare; see piston.
French, from Late Latin pistÄre (“to crush").