[ bed-i-gahr ]
/ ˈbɛd ɪˌgɑr /
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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Example sentences from the Web for bedeguar
Bedeguar, bed′e-gar, n. a soft spongy gall found on the branches of some species of roses, esp.