of or containing tin, specif. tetravalent tin
Origin of stannic; from Late Latin stannum (see stannary) + -ic
Relating to or containing tin, especially with valence 4.
Origin of stannicLate Latin stannum, tin (from Latin, an alloy of silver and lead, alteration of stagnum, probably of Celtic origin) + –ic.
- (chemistry) Containing tetravalent tin.