Meaning of Pectin

English: Pectin
Bangla: ফলমধ্যে প্রাপ্ত শালিজাতীয় পদার্থবিশেষ
Hindi: कंघी के समान आकार
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

Previous: pecks Next: pectoral

Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a white, amorphous, colloidal carbohydrate of high molecular weight occurring in ripe fruits, especially in apples, currants, etc., and used in fruit jellies, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics for its thickening and emulsifying properties and its ability to solidify to a gel.

Definition: 2

(biochem) any of the acidic hemicelluloses that occur in ripe fruit and vegetables: used in the manufacture of jams because of their ability to solidify to a gel when heated in a sugar solution (may be referred to on food labels as E440(a))