<chemistry> Pertaining to, or derived from, gallnuts or gallic acid; as, ellagic acid.

<chemistry> Ellagic acid, a white crystalline substance, C14H8O9, found in bezoar stones, and obtained by the oxidation of gallic acid.

Origin: F, fr. Galle gall (with the letters reversed).

(01 Mar 1998)

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