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bedeguar

or bed·e·gar

[bed-i-gahr]
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noun
  1. a gall on roses, especially the sweetbrier, produced by a gall wasp.
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Origin of bedeguar

1570–80; < Middle French < Arabic < Persian bād-āwar(d) windfall, literally, wind-brought
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  • Bedeguar, bed′e-gar, n. a soft spongy gall found on the branches of some species of roses, esp.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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