acetyltannic acid

ace·​tyl·​tan·​nic acid | \ ə-ˌsē-tᵊl-ˈta-nik- \

Definition of acetyltannic acid

: a yellowish white or grayish white powder obtained by the acetylation of tannin and used as an intestinal astringent

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First Known Use of acetyltannic acid

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetyltannic acid

acetyl + tannic

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“Acetyltannic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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