adjective pec·tini·form \pekˈtinəˌfȯrm, ˈpektən-\

Definition of pectiniform

  1. 1 :  pectinate

  2. 2 [pectin- + -form] :  resembling a scallop shell

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Origin and Etymology of pectiniform

Latin pectin-, pecten comb + English -iform — more at pectinate

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