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nutgall

Syllabification: nut·gall
Pronunciation: /ˈnətɡôl
 
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Definition of nutgall in English:

noun

1 another term for Aleppo gall.
2A gall that forms in response to the presence of mites, especially one that forms inside the buds of hazel bushes, causing the buds to enlarge greatly.
  • The mite is Phytoptus avellanae, family Eriophyidae

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