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: a salt or ester of gallic acid
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1788, in the meaning defined above
borrowed from French, from (acide) gallique gallic acid + -ate -ate entry 1
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: a salt or ester of gallic acid — see propyl gallate
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to deposit or conceal in a hiding place
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