from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A flattened pilose gall occurring singly on the lower side of oak-leaves. That found in England is produced by Cynips longipennis, a small hymenopter.
  • n. A small cynipid gall, found on the leaves of several species of European oaks, caused by Neuroterus lenticularis.


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