nutgall

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noun nut·gall \ˈnət-ˌgȯl\

Definition of nutgall

  1. :  a gall that resembles a nut; especially :  such a gall produced on oaks

First Known Use of nutgall

15th century


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nutgall

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noun nut·gall \ˈnət-ˌgȯl\

Medical Definition of nutgall

  1. :  a gall that resembles a nut; especially :  a gall produced on an oak (especially Quercus infectoria) and used as a source of tannic acid

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