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gallnut

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noun gall·nut \ˈgȯl-ˌnət\

Definition of gallnut

  1. :  a gall resembling a nut



Origin and Etymology of gallnut

4gall


First Known Use: 1572


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gallnut

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noun gall·nut \ˈgȯl-ˌnət\

Medical Definition of gallnut

  1. :  a gall resembling a nut




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