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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or derived from any of various water-soluble colloidal carbohydrates that occur in ripe fruit and vegetables

Usage examples (13)
  • Certain new types have been added, notably a soluble or 'pectic' form isolated from the juice of the white currant (p. 152), and the pith-like wood of the
  • The 'pectic' group consequently must be extended to include hydrated and soluble forms of the mixed complex of condensed and unsaturated groups with normal...
  • Végétale, '' La Revue, '' La Cellule, 'i. ix.) are an important contribution to the natural history of cellulose, especially in relation to the' pectic 'constituents of...
  • Then I added a half teaspoon of pectic enzyme and closed it up. for more
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