gallicola

noun

gal·​lic·​o·​la
gȯˈlikələ,
gaˈ-,
gəˈ-
plural -s
: the stage or an individual of some gall aphids and phylloxerans that produces leaf galls

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from galli- (from Latin galla gall) + -cola (excrescence)

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“Gallicola.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gallicola. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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