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gall wasp

noun
1.
any wasp of the family Cynipidae, the larvae of which form characteristic galls on plants.
Origin of gall wasp
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80
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gall wasp

noun
1.
any small solitary wasp of the family Cynipidae and related families that produces galls in plant tissue, which provide shelter and food for the larvae
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