gallic acid


gal·lic acid

noun \ˈga-lik-, ˈg-lik-\

Definition of GALLIC ACID

:  a white crystalline acid C7H6O5 found widely in plants or combined in tannins and used especially in dyes and as a photographic developer

Origin of GALLIC ACID

French gallique, from galle gall
First Known Use: 1788

gal·lic acid

noun \ˌgal-ik-, ˌg-lik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GALLIC ACID

: a white crystalline acid C7H6O5 found widely in plants or combined in tannins and used especially in dyes and writing ink and as a photographic developer

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