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Of or obtained from tannin.

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(Elements & Compounds) of, relating to, containing, or produced from tan, tannin, or tannic acid
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(ˈtæn ɪk)

1. of or derived from tan or tannin.
2. (of wine) having an astringent taste due to the presence of tannin.
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Adj.1.tannic - derived from tannin
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A. ADJ [wine] → con mucho tanino
B. CPD tannic acid Nácido m tánico
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