Meaning of “pesto” in the English Dictionary

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"pesto" in British English

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pestonoun [ U ]

uk /ˈpes.təʊ/ us /ˈpes.toʊ/

a green sauce used in Italian cooking, especially on pasta:

Pesto is made of basil leaves, parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and olive oil, all crushed together.

(Definition of “pesto” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pesto" in American English

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pestonoun [ U ]

us /ˈpes·toʊ/

a green sauce used in Italian cooking, esp. on pasta

(Definition of “pesto” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)