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pectinate

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pectinate (not comparable)

Pectinate antenna of a lappet moth
  1. Resembling a comb.
  2. Having segments which are greatly lengthened to one side.
    The moth's antennae were pectinate in shape, set with long teeth along one edge only.
  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