Ellagic

Ellagic

(Science: chemistry) Pertaining to, or derived from, gallnuts or gallic acid; as, ellagic acid.

(Science: 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).

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