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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See pectinesterase.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A coagulating ferment found in various fruits and berries, which by its action upon pectose causes the formation of jellies in the juices of the corresponding fruits.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

pect(in) + -ase.

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