pectate

[ pek-teyt ]
/ ˈpɛk teɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a salt or ester of pectic acid.

Nearby words

  1. pecos,
  2. pecos bill,
  3. pecquet,
  4. pecs,
  5. pectase,
  6. pecten,
  7. pecten band,
  8. pectenitis,
  9. pectenosis,
  10. pectic

Origin of pectate

First recorded in 1825–35; pect(ic acid) + -ate2

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British Dictionary definitions for pectate

pectate

/ (ˈpɛkteɪt) /

noun

a salt or ester of pectic acid

Word Origin for pectate

C19: from pectic acid + -ate 1

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