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- n. A gelatinous substance made by boiling pectin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A gelatinous modification of pectin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An amorphous compound, C32H48O32, formed by boiling pectin a long time with water. It acts in all respects like pectin, except that it is precipitated by lead acetate.
para- + pectin (Wiktionary)