Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Galla

play
noun, Gal·la \ˈga-lə\

Definition of Galla

plural Galla or Gallas

  1. :  oromo



Origin of galla

Geez & Amharic


First Known Use: 1875

Rhymes with galla


Medical Dictionary

galla

play play
noun gal·la \ˈgal-ə, ˈgȯl-\

Medical Definition of galla

  1. :  any of certain nutgalls from oaks that are used in pharmacy for their astringent properties




Learn More about galla

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "Galla" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "Galla"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Galla? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

tending to dismiss important matters

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

reduce soothe disapprove perplex
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ