tannic etymology

English word tannic comes from Gaulish tanno-, and later French tannique (Tannic.)

Detailed word origin of tannic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tanno- Gaulish (cel-gau)
tan French (fra) Pulped oak bark used in the tanning process (i.e. of tanning leather).
tannique French (fra) Tannic.
tannic English (eng) Pertaining to, containing, or obtained from tannin.

Words with the same origin as tannic

Descendants of tanno-
tan