HyperDic: pectin

English > 1 sense of the word pectin:
NOUNsubstancepectinany of various water-soluble colloidal carbohydrates that occur in ripe fruit and vegetables
pectin > pronunciation
Soundspeh'ktahn; peh'ktihn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
Adrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > pectin: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny of various water-soluble colloidal carbohydrates that occur in ripe fruit and vegetables; used in making fruit jellies and jams.
BroadercelluloseA polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant ... / plant tissues and fibers
Substance ofKaopectatetrade name for a fixed-combination antidiarrheal drug that use kaolin as the adsorbent and pectin as the emollient
Spanishpectina
Catalanpectina
Adjectivespecticof or relating to or derived from pectin

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