from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any oxoanion of gallium
  • n. any salt or ester of gallic acid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of gallic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a salt of gallic acid.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Green tea contains a powerful anti-oxidant called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG).

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  • Enviga combines caffeine and the antioxidant EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate), found naturally in green tea leaves, to speed up the metabolism.

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  • The patty is, according to McDonald's website, "pork, water, salt, dextrose, BHA and BHT and propyl gallate and citric acid preservatives."

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  • As part of their marketing campaign, Coke and Nestlé, which developed the drink together, claimed Enviga can help consumers burn calories through a combination of caffeine and a green-tea extract called epigallocatechin gallate, both of which stimulate metabolism.

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  • Researchers at Purdue University recently discovered that an antioxidant in green tea called epigallocatechin gallate can shut down an enzyme that cancer cells need to grow and divide.

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  • It's mainly because of the antioxidant epigallocatechin-3 gallate EGCG , the main component considered good for one's health which is preserved in green tea but lost in oolong and black varieties when fermented.

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  • Propyl gallate, a preservative found in edible fats, such as mayonnaise, oils, shortening, baked goods, and dried meats

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  • Unsafe additives: potassium bromate, propyl gallate, sodium nitrite, sodium nitrate

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  • Tea (black, oolong, and green): Abundant in flavonoids, catechins, and other phytochemicals that act as antioxidants, black, green, and oolong teas (all derived from Camellia sinensis) also contain a compound called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG).

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  • _ [Greek: b] _-digallic acid by heating ethyl gallate with pyroracemic acid and sulphuric acid and proposed the so-called ketone-tannin formula: --

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