Definition of nail gall in English:

nail gall

Syllabification: nail gall

Entry from US English dictionary


  • A small, conical, nail-shaped gall that forms on the leaves of lime trees in response to the presence of mites.
    • The mite is Eriophyes tiliae, family Eriophyidae

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