gallicola

noun
gal·​lic·​o·​la | \ gȯˈlikələ, gaˈ-, gəˈ- \
plural -s

Definition of gallicola

: the stage or an individual of some gall aphids and phylloxerans that produces leaf galls

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History and Etymology for gallicola

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 24 Jul. 2021.

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