[ pek-tik ]
/ ˈpɛk tɪk /
pertaining to pectin.
Origin of pectic
1825–35; < Greek pēktikós congealing, equivalent to pēkt(ós) congealed (verbid of pēgnýnai to fix in, make solid) + -ikos -ic
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Examples from the Web for pectic
When the middle lamella reaches the pectic acid stage, the fruit becomes soft and "mushy" in texture.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher