nutgall

[ nuht-gawl ]
/ ˈnʌtˌgɔl /

noun

a nutlike gall or excrescence, especially one formed on an oak.

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Origin of nutgall

First recorded in 1585–95; nut + gall3
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British Dictionary definitions for nutgall

nutgall
/ (ˈnʌtˌɡɔːl) /

noun

a nut-shaped gall caused by gall wasps on the oak and other trees
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