One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having a row of minute spines or bristles; finely pectinate.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Kirby (1759–1850), entomologist and naturalist. From classical Latin pect- + classical Latin -unculus + -ate. Compare classical Latin pectunculus.
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