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nutgall

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Pronunciation: /ˈnʌtɡɔːl
 
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Definition of nutgall in English:

noun

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

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