tannic

[ tan-ik ]
/ ˈtæn ɪk /
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adjective

Chemistry. of, relating to, or derived from tan or tannin.
(of wine) having an astringent taste imparted by the presence of tannin.

Nearby words

  1. tanner growth chart,
  2. tanner stage,
  3. tanner, henry ossawa,
  4. tannery,
  5. tannhäuser,
  6. tannic acid,
  7. tannie,
  8. tanniferous,
  9. tannin,
  10. tanning

Origin of tannic

1825–35; tan1 or tann(in) + -ic

Related formsnon·tan·nic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for tannic

tannic

/ (ˈtænɪk) /

adjective

of, relating to, containing, or produced from tan, tannin, or tannic acid
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Medicine definitions for tannic

tannic

[ tănĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or obtained from tannin.

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