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Definition of tannin

tannin
Tannic Tan"nic, a. Of or pertaining to tan; derived from, or resembling, tan; as, tannic acid. Tannic acid. (Chem.) (a) An acid obtained from nutgalls as a yellow amorphous substance, C14H10O9, having an astringent taste, and forming with ferric salts a bluish-black compound, which is the basis of common ink. Called also tannin, and gallotannic acid. (b) By extension, any one of a series of astringent substances resembling tannin proper, widely diffused through the vegetable kingdom, as in oak bark, willow, catechu, tea, coffee, etc.
Tannin
Tannin Tan"nin, n. [Cf. F. tannin.] (Chem.) Same as Tannic acid, under Tannic.

Meaning of tannin from wikipedia

- Tannins (or tannoids) are a class of astringent, polyphenolic biomolecules that bind to and precipitate proteins and various other organic compounds including...
- Tannin (Hebrew: תַּנִּין; Syriac: ܬܢܝܢܐ tannīnā plural: tannīnē; Arabic: التنين Tinnīn, all 3 ultimately from Akkadian 𒆗𒉌𒈾 danninu) or Tunnanu (Ugaritic:...
- Condensed tannins (proanthocyanidins, polyflavonoid tannins, catechol-type tannins, pyrocatecollic type tannins, non-hydrolyzable tannins or flavolans)...
- channel flowing through forested swamps or wetlands. As vegetation decays, tannins leach into the water, making a transparent, acidic water that is darkly...
- flavonoids and non-flavonoids. Flavonoids include the anthocyanins and tannins which contribute to the color and mouthfeel of the wine. The non-flavonoids...
- condensed tannins. Quebracho tannin is also sold as an enological tannin. The quabracho tannins structure is very similar to that of grape tannins, making...
- In Jewish mythology, Tannin is sometimes conflated with the related sea monsters Leviathan and Rahab. Along with Rahab, "Tannin" was a name applied to...
- Tannic acid is a specific form of tannin, a type of polyphenol. Its weak acidity (pKa around 6) is due to the numerous phenol groups in the structure....
- Tannin usually refers to astringent, bitter chemical compounds naturally occurring in plants, which are used in tanning hides and prominent in the taste...
- A hydrolyzable tannin or pyrogallol-type tannin is a type of tannin that, on heating with hydrochloric or sulfuric acids, yields gallic or ellagic acids...