morintannic acid

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EtymologyEdit

From morin(moric acid) (from Latin morus(fustic)) + English tannic.

NounEdit

morintannic acid ‎(uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) A variety of tannic acid extracted as a yellow crystalline substance from fustic (Maclura tinctoria, formerly Morus tinctoria), osage orange (Maclura pomifera), and from leaves of common guava (Psidium guajava).

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