Definition of Ellagic

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



Definition of Ellagic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to gallnuts ¹

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Definition of Ellagic

1. pertaining to gallnuts [adj] - See also: gallnuts

Medical Definition of Ellagic

1. Pertaining to, or derived from, gallnuts or gallic acid; as, ellagic acid. 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). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ellagic

elk nut
elk test
elkburger
elkburgers
elke
elkhorn fern
elkhound
elkhounds
elknut
elks
elkskin
elkskins
elkwood
ell
ellachick
ellagic (current term)
ellagic acid
ellagitannin
ellagitannins
ellebore
elleborin
elleck
ellenbergerite
ellestadite
ellestadites
ellipse
ellipsed
ellipses
ellipsing
ellipsis

Literary usage of Ellagic

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1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"The precipitate of crude ellagic acid, which is produced by boiling the tannin ... ellagic acid is most readily crystallised from pyridine (Perkin and ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"yield considerable quantities of ellagic acid, and are the best natural ... In fact, ellagic acid probably always occurs, if only in minute quantity, ..."

3. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"Acids separate ellagic acid in the form of a slightly yellowish powder ... ellagic acid also occurs in the animal economy, sometimes forming concretions ..."

4. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1864)
"ellagic acid dissolves but slightly in aqueous solution of ammonia, but absorbs the ... Crystallised ellagic acid absorbs gaseous ammonia, and is converted, ..."

5. An Introduction to the Chemistry of Plant Products by Paul Haas, Thomas George Hill (1917)
"ellagic ACID. C14H,O6. Closely related to gallic acid is the substance known as ellagic acid, its name being obtained by the inversion of the word gallic. ..."

6. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1862)
"When treated with a of perchloride of iron, ellagic acid is gradually dissolved, ... •tea. sulphuric acid dissolves ellagic acid, and precipi- .tered, ..."

7. Leather Industries Laboratory Book of Analytical and Experimental Methods by Henry Richardson Procter (1908)
"Another convenient source of ellagic acid is the "Alizarine yellow in paste" of ... Lowe * was the first to prepare ellagic acid synthetically by oxidising ..."

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