Definition of pignoli in English:

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Pronunciation: /pinˈyōlē/

plural noun

Pine nuts.
Example sentences
  • The other expensive thing is pignolis but you only officially need 1 / 8th of a cup, the toasted 1 / 3rd of a cup is optional.
  • Further additions often include raisins and pignoli.
  • Also called Indian nut, piñon, pignoli and pignolia this high-fat nut comes from several varieties of pine trees.


Italian, plural of pignolo, from pigna 'pine cone', from Latin pinea.

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Syllabification: pi·gno·li

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