pec·​ti·​na·​ceous ˌpek-tə-ˈnā-shəs How to pronounce pectinaceous (audio)
: of, relating to, or containing pectin

Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pectinaceous was in 1844

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“Pectinaceous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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