pectinate

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pectinate (not comparable)

  1. Resembling a comb.
  2. Having segments which are greatly lengthened to one side.
    The beetle's antennae had a pectinate shape.
  3. (mycology) striate

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NounEdit

pectinate (plural pectinates)

  1. (chemistry) An ester or salt formed of pectinic acid.

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VerbEdit

pectināte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of pectinō
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 17:29