Pectinate

Definition of Pectinate

Pec´ti`na`te
a.1.Resembling the teeth of a comb.
2.(Nat. Hist.) Having very narrow, close divisions, in arrangement and regularity resembling those of a comb; comblike; as, a pectinate leaf; pectinated muscles. See Illust. (e) of Antennæ.
3.Interlaced, like two combs.
Pectinate claw
(Zool.) a claw having a serrate edge, found in some birds, and supposed to be used in cleaning the feathers.

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