gallnut

noun

gall·​nut ˈgȯl-ˌnət How to pronounce gallnut (audio)
: a gall resembling a nut

Word History

First Known Use

1572, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gallnut was in 1572

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“Gallnut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gallnut. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

gallnut

noun
gall·​nut ˈgȯl-ˌnət How to pronounce gallnut (audio)
: a gall resembling a nut
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