tannic

[ tan-ik ]
/ ˈtæn ɪk /

adjective

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

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Origin of tannic

1825–35; tan1 or tann(in) + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM tannic

non·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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Medical definitions for tannic

tannic
[ tănĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or obtained from tannin.
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