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pectize

[pek-tahyz]
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verb (used with or without object), pec·tized, pec·tiz·ing.
  1. to change into a jelly; jellify; gel; gelatinize; gelatinate.
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Also especially British, pec·tise.

Origin of pectize

1880–85; < Greek pēkt(ós) fixed, congealed (see pectic) + -ize
Related formspec·tiz·a·ble, adjectivepec·ti·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pectize

pectize

pectise

verb
  1. to change into a jelly; gel
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Derived Formspectizable or pectisable, adjectivepectization or pectisation, noun

Word Origin

C19: from Greek pēktos solidified; see pectin
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