caffetannin

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

caffetannic acid

\-anik-\

Definition of caffetannin

plural

-s

  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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