Gallnut
Gallnut Gall"nut`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A round gall produced on the leaves and shoots of various species of the oak tree. See {Gall}, and {Nutgall}. [1913 Webster]

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  • gallnut — noun Etymology: 4gall Date: 1572 a gall resembling a nut …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gallnut — /gawl nut /, n. a nutlike gall on plants. [1565 75; GALL3 + NUT] * * * …   Universalium

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  • gallnut — gall·nut gȯl .nət n a gall resembling a nut * * * gall·nut (gawlґnət) nutgall …   Medical dictionary

  • gallnut — gall•nut [[t]ˈgɔlˌnʌt[/t]] n. ppa a nutlike gall on plants • Etymology: 1565–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • gallnut — /ˈgɔlnʌt/ (say gawlnut) noun a nut like gall on plants …   Australian English dictionary

  • gallnut — n. = GALL(3). * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: gall (IV) : a gall resembling a nut * * * /gawl nut /, n. a nutlike gall on plants. [1565 75; GALL3 + NUT] * * * gallˈnut noun A nut like gall produced on an oak by …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Apple blight — Apple Ap ple ([a^]p p l), n. [OE. appel, eppel, AS. [ae]ppel, [ae]pl; akin to Fries. & D. appel, OHG, aphul, aphol, G. apfel, Icel. epli, Sw. [ a]ple, Dan. [ae]ble, Gael. ubhall, W. afal, Arm. aval, Lith. ob[*u]lys, Russ. iabloko; of unknown… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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