- a salt of tannic acid.
Origin of tannate
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Tannic acid, not as free acid, is combined with caffein as a tannate.Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value</p>
(d) Soluble iron salts are added to give an appearance of strength by the formation of tannate of iron.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Another method of mordanting cotton is to fix the metallic salt on the fibre as a tannate instead of an oleate.
The tannate is decomposed in the usual way with litharge and extracted by alcohol.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
This turbidity, if I remember the cyclopædia aright, is tannate of fibrin, or leather.The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)
Mrs. F.L. Gillette
- any salt or ester of tannic acid
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- A salt or ester of tannic acid.
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