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pectination (countable and uncountable, plural pectinations)

  1. The state of being pectinated; that which is pectinated.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Thomas Browne to this entry?)
  2. The act of combing; the combing of the head.
  3. (biology) comb-like toothing

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pectination in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)