morintannic acid

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Etymology[edit]

Morus former genus name (see Latin morus fustic) + English tannic.

Noun[edit]

morintannic acid (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) A variety of tannic acid extracted from fustic (Maclura tinctoria, formerly Morus tinctoria) as a yellow crystalline substance.

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