[ gawl-flahy ]
/ ˈgɔlˌflaɪ /
noun, plural gall·flies.
any of various insects that deposit their eggs in plants, causing the formation of galls.
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British Dictionary definitions for gallfly
/ (ˈɡɔːlˌflaɪ) /
noun plural -flies
any of several small insects that produce galls in plant tissues, such as the gall wasp and gall midge
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