gallotannic acid

[ gal-uh-tan-ik as-id ]
/ ˌgæl əˈtæn ɪk ˈæs ɪd /

noun Chemistry

a form of tannic acid, found in oak galls.

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Origin of gallotannic acid

First recorded in 1855–60; from Latin gall(a) “gallnut” + -o- + tannic (acid); see gall3, tannic
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