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Definition of "astringency" []

  • An astringent taste. (noun)
  • That which acts as an astringent, causing contraction of soft tissue to restrict the flow of blood. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "astringency" in a sentence
  • "It is then good tasted, and somewhat nutritive, and it loses, by the process, the whole of the astringency which is so disagreeable in the recent fruit."
  • "There was a fair amount of astringency in all of the wines."
  • "Sencha Tasting notes: Well balanced and bright, with a woodsy astringency."