from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old medical composition in which galls were an ingredient.
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SAGAL: Miss Meers says her galia melons were outgrowing their vines and were, quote, swinging too low.
The property takes its name from the province of 'galia aquitaine' in the middle ages, a region encompassing white sandy beaches and embracing the Atlantic Ocean to its western side and the Pyrenees to the south.
Oat waffles, Home style omelet, incredible edible fruit platter of strawberries, kiwi, galia melon, and manzano bananas on my large Manhattan platter (peth).
These days you may be able to find melon varieties such as the French charentais which looks like a cantaloupe and also has orange flesh but has deep greenish ribs running top to bottom, horned melons, canary and galia at some supermarkets or farmers markets.
White fruits, such as bright galia melon and apple, are predominant.