variants or bedegar
plural -s
: gall like a moss produced on rosebushes (such as the sweetbrier or eglantine) by a gall wasp (Rhodites rosae or related species)

Word History


Middle French bedegard, from Persian bādāward

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“Bedeguar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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