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gall1 US English

Bold, impudent behavior

gall2 US English

Annoyance; irritation

gall3 US English

An abnormal growth formed on plants and trees, especially oaks, in response to the presence of insect larvae, mites, or fungi

gall1 US Thesaurus

she had the gall to ask for money

gall2 US Thesaurus

this was a gall that she frequently had to endure

gall mite US English

A minute mite that is parasitic on plants, typically living inside buds and causing them to form hard galls

gall wasp US English

A small winged insect of antlike appearance. The female lays its egg in plant tissue, which swells to form a gall when the larva hatches

nail gall US English

A small, conical, nail-shaped gall that forms on the leaves of lime trees in response to the presence of mites

Aleppo gall US English

A hard nutlike gall that forms on the some varieties of oak in response to the developing larva of a gall wasp. It is used as a source of gallic acid and tannin

crown gall US English

A bacterial disease of plants, especially fruit bushes and trees, that is characterized by large tumorlike galls on the roots and lower trunk

gall midge US English

A small, delicate midge that induces gall formation in plants or may cause other damage to crops

marble gall US English

A hard spherical gall which forms on the common oak in response to the developing larva of a gall wasp

currant gall US English

A spherical red or purple gall that forms on the leaves or male catkins of oak trees in response to the developing larva of a gall wasp. It results from eggs laid in the spring and alternates with the spangle gall

knopper gall US English

A hard, irregular umbrella-like gall which forms on an oak acorn in response to the developing larva of a gall wasp

spangle gall US English

A reddish disk-shaped gall that forms on the undersides of oak leaves in response to the developing larva of a gall wasp. It results from eggs laid in the summer and alternates with the currant gall

artichoke gall US English

A hard egg-shaped gall that forms inside an artichoke bud in response to the developing larva of a gall wasp

mossy rose gall US English

A reddish mosslike growth on rose bushes that forms in response to the developing larvae of a gall wasp

gallbladder US English

The small sac-shaped organ beneath the liver, in which bile is stored after secretion by the liver and before release into the intestine

gall bladder in gallbladder US English

The small sac-shaped organ beneath the liver, in which bile is stored after secretion by the liver and before release into the intestine

bedeguar US English

Another term for mossy rose gall.