noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of pectic acid.

1825–35; pect(ic acid) + -ate2 Unabridged
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pectate (ˈpɛkteɪt)
a salt or ester of pectic acid
[C19: from pectic acid + -ate1]

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Optimization for enzyme retting of flax with pectate lyase.
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