gallnut

[ gawl-nuht ]
/ ˈgɔlˌnʌt /

noun

a nutlike gall on plants.

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Origin of gallnut

First recorded in 1565–75; gall3 + nut
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British Dictionary definitions for gallnut

gallnut

gall-apple

/ (ˈɡɔːlˌnʌt) /

noun

a type of plant gall that resembles a nut
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