Am·​phib·​o·​lips | \ amˈfibəˌlips \

Definition of Amphibolips

: a genus of gall wasps including forms responsible for many of the large oak-apple galls

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First Known Use of Amphibolips

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amphibolips

New Latin, from Greek amphibolos ambiguous, doubtful + ips woodworm

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“Amphibolips.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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