[ pek-teyt ]
/ ˈpɛk teɪt /
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a salt or ester of pectic acid.
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How to use pectate in a sentence
This liquor contains pectate of potassa, in addition to other matters extricated from the root.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
British Dictionary definitions for pectate
/ (ˈpɛkteɪt) /
a salt or ester of pectic acid
Word Origin for pectate
C19: from pectic acid + -ate 1
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