Definitions

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

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

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a white crystalline substance, C14H8O9, found in bezoar stones, and obtained by the oxidation of gallic acid.

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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