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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pis·til /ˈpɪstḷ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pis·tel Pis·til, n. An epistle. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pis·til n.  Bot. The seed-bearing organ of a flower. It consists of an ovary, containing the ovules or rudimentary seeds, and a stigma, which is commonly raised on an elongated portion called a style. When composed of one carpel a pistil is simple; when composed of several, it is compound. See Illust. of Flower, and Ovary.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary
          and style and stigma