pectate

[ pek-teyt ]
/ ˈpɛk teɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a salt or ester of pectic acid.

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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