Definition of caffetannin
: a crystalline substance obtained from coffee berries and other plant products and consisting chiefly of chlorogenic acid
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of caffetannin
caffetannin from caffeic + tannin; caffetannic from caffetannin + -ic
First Known Use: 1849See Words from the same year
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up caffetannin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).