Definition of Gallic. Meaning of Gallic. Synonyms of Gallic

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Definition of Gallic

Gallic
Gallic Gal"lic, a. [From Gallium.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, gallium.
Gallic
Gallic Gal"lic (277), a. [From Gall the excrescence.] Pertaining to, or derived from, galls, nutgalls, and the like. Gallic acid (Chem.), an organic acid, very widely distributed in the vegetable kingdom, being found in the free state in galls, tea, etc., and produced artificially. It is a white, crystalline substance, C6H2(HO)3.CO2H, with an astringent taste, and is a strong reducing agent, as employed in photography. It is usually prepared from tannin, and both give a dark color with iron salts, forming tannate and gallate of iron, which are the essential ingredients of common black ink.
Gallic
Gallic Gal"lic, a. [L. Gallicus belonging to the Gauls, fr. Galli the Gauls, Gallia Gaul, now France: cf. F. gallique.] Pertaining to Gaul or France; Gallican.

Meaning of Gallic from wikipedia

- Gallic is an adjective that may describe: ancient Gaul (Latin: Gallia), roughly corresponding to the territory of modern France pertaining to the Gauls...
- The Gallic Wars were waged between 58 BC and 50 BC by the Roman general Julius Caesar against the peoples of Gaul (present-day France, Belgium, along with...
- The Gallic Empire or the Gallic Roman Empire are names used in modern historiography for a breakaway part of the Roman Empire that functioned de facto...
- Galatia. Gaul was never united under a single ruler or government, but the Gallic tribes were capable of uniting their forces in large-scale military operations...
- Gallic acid (also known as 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoic acid) is a trihydroxybenzoic acid with the formula C6H2(OH)3CO2H. It is classified as a phenolic acid...
- A member of the First Triumvirate, Caesar led the Roman armies in the Gallic Wars before defeating his political rival Pompey in a civil war, and subsequently...
- The Gallic rooster (French: le coq gaulois, Gallic ****) is an official national symbol of France as a nation, as opposed to Marianne representing France...
- Gáedel re Gallaib. As adjectives, English has the two variants: Gaulish and Gallic. The two adjectives are used synonymously, as "pertaining to Gaul or the...
- Commentaries on the Gallic War), also Bellum Galli**** (English: Gallic War), is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a third-person...
- "Imperial Gallic" and "Imperial Italic". They drew these names from their main manufacturers, rather than wearers - Robinson believed "Imperial Gallic" helmets...