gall-nut

  • 1 gall|nut — «GL NUHT», noun. a nutlike gall on plants, especially on oaks …

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  • 2 gall-nut — n. Nut gall, gall …

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  • 3 gall-nut — …

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  • 4 gall — 1) , «a (L). A gall nut 2) , in, o, «us (L). A chicken, cock …

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  • 5 gall — I. n. 1. (Anat.) Bile. 2. Bitterness, rancor, acerbity, spite, malice, maliciousness, malignity. 3. Nutgall, gall nut. II. v. a. 1. Chafe, fret, excoriate, hurt by rubbing. 2. Provoke, vex, irritate, tease, exasperate, ince …

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  • 6 nut|gall — «NUHT GL», noun. a lump or ball that swells up, especially on an oak tree, where the tree has been injured by an insect; any one of various galls resembling a nut …

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  • 7 Gall — For other uses, see Gall (disambiguation). Kalanchoë infected with crown gall using Agrobacterium tumefaciens …

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  • 8 nut-gall — /ˈnʌt gɔl/ (say nut gawl) noun 1. a nut like gall or excrescence, especially one formed on an oak. 2. → Aleppo gall …

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  • 10 Iron gall ink — Oak galls and iron(II) sulfate, ingredients of iron gall ink Iron gall ink (also known as iron gall nut ink or oak gall ink) is a purple black or brown black ink made from iron salts and tannic acids from vegetable sources. It was the st …

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  • 11 oak gall — noun A gall produced by an oak by a wasp larva. Syn: gall nut, oak apple, oak leaf gall …

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  • 12 Oak marble gall — Oak marble galls develop as a chemically induced distortion of leaf buds on pedunculate oak ( Quercus robur ), or sessile oak ( Quercus petraea ) trees, caused by the parthenogenetic …

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  • 13 Red-pea gall — Mature gall on a Pedunculate Oak leaf Scientific classification Domain …

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  • 14 Filbert gall — filbert fil bert, n. [Perh. fr. fill + bread, as filling the bread or husk; cf. G. bartnuss (lit., bread nut) filbert; or perh. named from a St.Philibert, whose day, Aug. 22, fell in the nutting season.] 1. (Bot.) The fruit of the {Corylus… …

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  • 15 crown gall — Plant Pathol. 1. a disease of peaches, apples, roses, grapes, etc., characterized by the formation of galls on the roots or stems usually at or below ground level, caused by a bacterium, Agrobacterium tumefaciens. 2. the gall itself. [1895 1900]… …

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  • 16 Oak gall — Oak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D. eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Quercus}. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and… …

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  • 17 Fly nut — Fly Fly, n.; pl. {Flies} (fl[imac]z). [OE. flie, flege, AS. fl[=y]ge, fle[ o]ge, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; akin to D. vlieg, OHG. flioga, G. fliege, Icel. & Sw. fluga, Dan. flue. [root] 84. See {Fly}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any winged insect; esp …

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  • 18 Aleppo gall — /əˈlɛpoʊ gɔl/ (say uh lepoh gawl) noun the gall of the oak tree, rich in tannin; nut gall. {from Aleppo, a city in NW Syria} …

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  • 19 Bladder nut — Bladder Blad der (bl[a^]d d[ e]r), n. [OE. bladder, bleddre, AS. bl[=ae]dre, bl[=ae]ddre; akin to Icel. bla[eth]ra, SW. bl[ a]ddra, Dan. bl[ae]re, D. blaar, OHG. bl[=a]tara the bladder in the body of animals, G. blatter blister, bustule; all fr.… …

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  • 20 Aleppo gall — noun a hard nut like gall, a source of gallic acid and tannin, that forms on the valonia oak (formerly known as the Aleppo oak). Origin from the name of Aleppo in Syria …

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