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  • noun (Zoöl.) A kind of gall produced by a gallfly on the cup of an acorn, -- used in tanning and dyeing.

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  • noun A kind of gall produced by a gallfly on the cup of an acorn, and formerly used in tanning and dyeing.

Etymologies

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Compare German Knopper. See knop.

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