[n] - oak gall caused by larvae of a cynipid wasp
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Synonym for nutgall ... An excrescence on the oak, Quercus infectoria (family Fagaceae) and other species of Quercus, caused by the deposit of the ova of a fly, Cynips gallae tinctorae; an astringent and styptic, by virtue of the tannin it contains. ... Synonym: gall, galla, oak apple. ... (05 Mar 2...
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noun oak gall caused by larvae of a cynipid wasp
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(from the article `gall wasp`) The so-called oak apple, a round, spongy, fruitlike object about 2.5 to 5 cm (1 to 2 inches) in diameter, is caused by the larvae of the gall wasp ...
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Oak apple is the common name for a large, round, vaguely apple-like gall commonly found on many species of oak. Oak apples range in size from 2-5cm. Oak apples are caused by chemicals injected by the larva of certain kinds of gall wasp in the family Cynipidae. The adult female wasp lays single eggs...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ōk ap′ĕl Synonyms: nutgall
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1) Tree gall
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