Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

 Previous item  Up One Level Next item

ellagic acid

A crystalline phenolic dilactone (Cl 4 H 6 O 8 ) obtained from oak galls and bark and probably formed by the hydrolysis of tannin. See also:VEGETABLE TANNINS .

[Search all CoOL documents]

URL: http://