El*lag"ic (?), a. [F., fr. galle gall (with the letters reversed).] Chem.

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

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


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