tannic acid

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Etymology[edit]

Calque of French acide tannique, inroduced 1834 by the French chemist Théophile-Jules Pelouze.

Noun[edit]

tannic acid (countable and uncountable, plural tannic acids)

  1. (chemistry) Any of various complex phenols extracted from the bark or galls of trees; used in tanning.

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