Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A yellow crystalline compound, C14H6O8, that is obtained from tannins and used as a hemostatic.

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  • noun A polyphenol antioxidant found in numerous fruits and vegetables including raspberries, strawberries, cranberries, walnuts, pecans, pomegranates and other plant foods.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French ellagique, from ellag, backward spelling of galle, plant gall, from Latin galla.]

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