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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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pectinate ‎(plural pectinates)

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

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