gallus

noun
gal·​lus | \ ˈga-ləs How to pronounce gallus (audio) \

Definition of gallus

: suspender sense 2a usually used in plural

First Known Use of gallus

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gallus

respelling of gallows entry 1, showing vowel reduction in final syllable

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“Gallus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gallus. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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