Definition of pectinous in English:

pectinous

adjective

Biochemistry
rare
  • Relating to or of the nature of pectins or their derivatives; pectic.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robley Dunglison (1798–1869), physician and medical writer. From pectin + -ous.

Pronunciation

pectinous

/ˈpɛktɪnəs/