gallivorous

adjective

gal·​liv·​o·​rous
(ˌ)gȯ¦liv(ə)rəs,
(ˈ)ga¦-
: feeding on galls or gall tissue (as the larvae of gall insects)

Word History

Etymology

Latin galla gall + English -i- + -vorous

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“Gallivorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gallivorous. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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