tannic acid

noun

Definition of tannic acid

: tannin 1

First Known Use of tannic acid

1836


Medical Dictionary

tannic acid

noun tan·nic acid \ ˌtan-ik- \

medical Definition of tannic acid

1 : a tannin occurring especially in extracts from nutgalls and yielding gallic acid on hydrolysis called also digallic acid, gallotannic acid, gallotannin
2 : tannin 1

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