Galla

noun
Gal·​la | \ ˈga-lə How to pronounce Galla (audio) \
plural Galla or Gallas

Definition of Galla

offensive : oromo

First Known Use of Galla

1670, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Galla

Geez & Amharic

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“Galla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Galla. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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galla

noun
gal·​la | \ ˈgal-ə How to pronounce galla (audio) , ˈgȯl- How to pronounce galla (audio) \

Medical Definition of galla

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

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