Definition of ellagitannin
: a tannin occurring in various tanning extracts (such as those from myrobalans and divi-divi) and yielding ellagic acid on hydrolysis
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Origin and Etymology of ellagitannin
International Scientific Vocabulary ellagic + tannin
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