Tannic meaning

tănĭk
Of or obtained from tannin.
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Of, like, or obtained from tanbark or a tannin.
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Tasting of tannins absorbed from grape skins and seeds and from oak barrels; somewhat bitter or astringent.
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The definition of tannic is something coming from or related to tannin, which is a yellowish-brown organic substance with a bitter taste.

A red wine is an example of something that could be described as tannic.

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Pertaining to, containing, or obtained from tannin.
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Origin of tannic

  • tann(in) –ic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition