pectic

adjective
pec·​tic | \ ˈpek-tik How to pronounce pectic (audio) \

Definition of pectic

: of, relating to, or derived from pectin

First Known Use of pectic

1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pectic

French pectique, from Greek pēktikos coagulating, from pēgnynai to fix, coagulate — more at pact

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“Pectic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pectic. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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pectic

adjective
pec·​tic | \ ˈpek-tik How to pronounce pectic (audio) \

Medical Definition of pectic

: of, relating to, or derived from pectin

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