Pectinately \Pec"ti*nate*ly\, adv. In a pectinate manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • pectinately — pec·ti·nate·ly …   English syllables

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  • pectinate — pectinately, adv. pectination, n. /pek teuh nayt /, adj. formed into or having closely parallel, toothlike projections; comblike. Also, pectinated. [1785 95; < L pectinatus ptp. of pectinare to comb, equiv to pectin , s. of pecten (see PECTEN) +… …   Universalium

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