En forme de peigne.
ETYM Latin pectinatus, p. pr. of pectinare to comb, from pecten, -inis, a comb; as. feax hair, Old High Germ. fahs, Eng. paxwax.
Like a comb, comb-shaped; toothed.
Substance végétale utilisée dans l'industrie alimentaire.
ETYM Greek, curdled, congealed: cf. French pectine.
Any of various water-soluble colloidal carbohydrates that occur in ripe fruit and vegetables; used in making fruit jellies and jams.
Substance in fruit causing jam, etc., to set.