Related formspec·ti·na·ceous [pek-tuh-ney-shuh s] /ˌpɛk təˈneɪ ʃəs/, pec·tin·ous, adjective
Examples from the Web for pectin
To make the pectin test add to one tablespoonful of cold cooked fruit juice one tablespoonful of grain alcohol.
The amount of pectin, the fundamental jelly-making property, varies in different fruits.
The chief requirement of fruits that are to be used for jelly making is that they contain acid and pectin.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Pectin is at its best when the fruit is just ripe or a little before.
The first pectin test should be saved for comparison with the others.A Little Preserving Book for a Little Girl|Amy Waterman