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- n. A gall produced on a plant by infection from insects etc
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An abnormal growth in a plant caused by gall-making insects, mites, and fungi; a gall; a gallnut.
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Gall: an abnormal swelling or excrescence on a plant, produced by an insect: = cecidium.