From Latin pectinatus + -ed.
pectinated (comparative more pectinated, superlative most pectinated)
- (anatomy, zoology, botany) Having narrow ridges or projections aligned close together like the teeth of a comb.
- 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, V.23:
- To sit cross-legged, or with our fingers pectinated or shut together, is accounted bad, and friends will persuade us from it.