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20:42 Nov 4, 2013
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Human Resources / Job description listing
Spanish term or phrase: Pectinero
A Mexican business document lists job positions at industrial plants, warehouses, etc.

These jobs include obvious and known ones such as:
Almacenista, Chofer, Inspector, Coorindador, Mecanico, etc.

HOWEVER:
There is the SINGLE USE of "PECTINERO" as a job position.

The only English equivalent I could find is "SCALLOP" (the shellfish), which is NOT helpful.

(Also note that an Argentinian employee here had NEVER heard the word at all).

I am baffled -- Please HELP!!

RE Anderson / Chicago, IL, USA
Robert.Anderson@BurgTranslations.com
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Summary of answers provided
1Pectin extractor
Anne Patricia
1comb-maker
DLyons


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comb-maker


Explanation:
From the Italian.

DLyons
Ireland
Local time: 05:26
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 8

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neutral  Charles Davis: It's not Italian; it's Interlingua
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Pectin extractor


Explanation:
A wild guess, (or pectin plant worker), assuming it´s related to pectin, used principally in the food preparation industry. First of all it has to be extracted before it can be utilised.

Anne Patricia
Spain
Local time: 06:26
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