ac·​er·​tan·​nin | \ ˌasə(r)ˈtanə̇n \

Definition of acertannin

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

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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