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Definition of pesto noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pesto

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpestəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpestoʊ//
 
[uncountable] Sauces
 
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an Italian sauce made of basil leaves, pine nuts, cheese and oil See related entries: Sauces Word OriginItalian, from pestare ‘pound, crush’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pesto