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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various wasps of the family Cynipidae whose larvae produce distinctively shaped galls on oaks and other plants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any insect of the Cynipidae family, whose larvae damage trees, particularly oak trees, creating galls on the branches.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Gallfly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hymenopterous gall-insect; one of the Gallicolæ, Cynipidæ, or gall-flies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants

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