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stannic (adj.)

"containing tin," 1790, from Modern Latin stannum, from Late Latin stannum "tin" (earlier "alloy of silver and lead"), a scribal alteration of Latin stagnum, probably from a Celtic source (compare Irish stan "tin," Cornish and Breton sten, Welsh ystaen). The Latin word is the source of Italian stagno, French étain, Spanish estaño "tin."

updated on December 03, 2012

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Definitions of stannic from WordNet

stannic (adj.)
of or relating to or containing tin;
Synonyms: stannous
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