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adjective tan·nic \ˈta-nik\

Definition of tannic

  1. 1 :  of, resembling, or derived from tan or a tannin

  2. 2 of wine :  containing an abundance of tannins :  markedly astringent

Origin and Etymology of tannic

French tannique, from tannin

First Known Use: 1836

Rhymes with tannic

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