pectate etymology

English word pectate comes from English -ule ((rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.), English pectic

Detailed word origin of pectate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ule English (eng) (rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.
pectic English (eng) Of or pertaining to pectin or pectin-like substances. Relating to pectic acid or its derivatives.
pectate English (eng) (chemistry) A salt of pectic acid.

Words with the same origin as pectate

Descendants of -ule
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Descendants of pectic