acertannin

noun
ac·​er·​tan·​nin | \ ˌasə(r)ˈtanə̇n \

Definition of acertannin

: a crystalline tannin C20H20O13 found in the leaves of the Amur maple

First Known Use of acertannin

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acertannin

International Scientific Vocabulary acer- (from New Latin Acer, genus name of Acer ginnala) + tannin; originally formed in German

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“Acertannin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acertannin. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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