gall of the earth
Definition of gall of the earth
1 : a lion's foot of the genus Prenanthes; especially : a common perennial herb (P. serpentaria) that is widely distributed in the southern and eastern U.S. and has thick variable basal leaves and clusters of pink to white flower heads
2 : a wild plant of the genus Lactuca
3 : pinedrops 1
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Origin and Etymology of gall of the earth
earlier gall of the earth lesser centaury (translation of Middle French fiel de terre, translation of Latin fel terrae), from 1gall
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