Definition of mannitan in English:

mannitan

noun

Chemistry
rare
  • A cyclic anhydride of mannitol, C₆H₁₂O₅, occurring as crystals or a light syrupy liquid.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William A. Miller (1817–1870), chemist. From mannite + -an.

Pronunciation

mannitan

/ˈmanɪtan/