noun caf·fe·tan·nin \¦kafə̇¦tanə̇n, -fē-\
variants: or

caffetannic acid


Definition of caffetannin



  1. :  a crystalline substance obtained from coffee berries and other plant products and consisting chiefly of chlorogenic acid

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Origin and Etymology of caffetannin

caffetannin from caffeic + tannin; caffetannic from caffetannin + -ic

First Known Use: 1849

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