pectinous

pectinous
See pectic.

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  • pectinous — pec·tin·ous …   English syllables

  • pectinous —   a. pertaining to pectin.    ♦ pectize, v.t. cause to set …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • pectinous — ˈpektə̇nəs adjective Etymology: pectin + ous : of, relating to, or containing pectin …   Useful english dictionary

  • pectin — pectinaceous /pek teuh nay sheuhs/, pectinous, adj. /pek tin/, n. Biochem. a white, amorphous, colloidal carbohydrate of high molecular weight occurring in ripe fruits, esp. in apples, currants, etc., and used in fruit jellies, pharmaceuticals,… …   Universalium

  • pectin — [pek′tin] n. [< Gr pēktos (see PECTIC) + IN1] a water soluble carbohydrate, obtained from certain ripe fruits, which yields a gel that is the basis of jellies and jams pectinous adj …   English World dictionary

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