galbulus

noun
gal·​bu·​lus | \ ˈgalbyələs, ˈgȯl- \
plural galbuli\ -​ˌlī \

Definition of galbulus

: a spherical closed fleshy cone of thickened or fleshy peltate scales (as in the cypress)

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History and Etymology for galbulus

Latin; perhaps akin to Latin galba fat man, ash borer

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“Galbulus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/galbulus. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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