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noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈtæn.ɪn/ (also tannic acid, uk   /ˌtæn.ɪkˈæs.ɪd/ us   )
(one of) a group of chemicals that are found in plant cells, especially in leaves, bark (= a tree's outer covering), and fruit that is not yet ready to eat
Translations of “tannin”
in Chinese (Traditional) 丹寧(酸),鞣酸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 丹宁(酸),鞣酸…
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