Gall

A localised proliferation of plant tissue caused by the irritation of bacteria, fungi, mites or insects.

Gall

Galls or cecidia are outgrowths on the surface of lifeforms. Plant galls are abnormal outgrowths of plant tissues and can be caused by various parasites, from fungi and bacteria, to insects and mites. Plant galls are often highly organized structures and because of this the cause of the gall can often be determined without the actual agent being i...
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Gall

(c. 1840-1894) American Sioux Indian leader. He became a noted warrior of the Hunkpapa Sioux and a protégé of Chief Sitting Bull. Gall accompanied Sitting Bull to Montana 1876 and led the encirclement and...
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gall

(gawl) bile.
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gall

[n] - a skin sore caused by chafing 2. [n] - abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury 3. [v] - irritate or vex
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Gall

• (n.) Impudence; brazen assurance. • (n.) Anything extremely bitter; bitterness; rancor. • (v. t.) To impregnate with a decoction of gallnuts. • (v. t.) To fret and wear away by friction; to hurt or break the skin of by rubbing; to chafe; to injure the surface of by attrition; as, a saddle galls the back of a horse; to gall a m...
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gall

irk verb irritate or vex; `It galls me that we lost the suit`
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Gall

Gall (gal) noun [ Middle English galle , gal , Anglo-Saxon gealla ; akin to D. gal , Old Saxon & Old High German galla , Icelandic gall , SW. galla , Danish galde , Latin fel , Greek ..., and probably to English yellow . √...
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Gall

Gall intransitive verb To scoff; to jeer. [ R.] Shak.
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Gall

Gall noun [ French galle , noix de galle , from Latin galla .] (Zoology) An excrescence of any form produced on any part of a plant by insects or their larvae. They are most commonly caused by small Hymenoptera and Diptera which puncture the bark and lay their eggs in the wou...
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Gall

Gall transitive verb (Dyeing) To impregnate with a decoction of gallnuts. Ure.
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gall

1. To fret and wear away by friction; to hurt or break the skin of by rubbing; to chafe; to injure the surface of by attrition; as, a saddle galls the back of a horse; to gall a mast or a cable. 'I am loth to gall a new-healed wound.' (Shak) ... 2. To fret; to vex; as, to be galled by sarcasm. 'They that are most galled with my folly, They most mus...
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Gall

A gall (also known as a gall-nut or nut-gall) is a growth caused on plants of various kinds by parasitic mites (Phytoptidae). The galls of commerce are produced by a species of Cynips (Gall-fly) in the tender shoots of the Quercus infectoria, a species of oak abundant in Asia Minor, Syria, Iraq, etc. They are spherical and tubercular, and vary in m...
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Gall

a localized proliferation of plant or parasite tissue that produces an abnormal growth or swelling, usually caused by pathogenic organisms, nematodes, or insects.
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gall

a lump on any part of a plant that is caused by an injury from insects, bacteria, or fungi
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Gall

Abnormal proliferation of plant tissue stimulated by insect or pathogen attack; typically a globose or spindle-shaped swelling on a stem, branch or root.
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Gall

An abnormal growth of a plant caused by the presence in its tissues of a young insect or some other organism
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Gall

An abnormal growth of plant tissue, stimulated by insect or fungal activity.
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Gall

An abnormal growth of tissue formed in response by the tree to an attack by certain insects, fungi, bacteria etc
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Gall

an abnormal growth on a plant that is caused by insects
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Gall

an abnormal growth on a plant that is caused by insects
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Gall

An abnormal growth on a plant, produced by stimulation of an insect or other organism and housing that organism.
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Gall

An abnormal growth or swelling caused by insects, funguses or other organisms.
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Gall

an abnormal growth or swelling of plant tissue, caused by stimuli external to the plant itself, generally by insects such as the gall wasp and gall midge ; sometimes by bacteria, parasitic fungi or other diseases of the plant.
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gall

An abnormal plant structure formed in response to parasitic attack by certain microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses) or insects. Galls may develop either by localized cell proliferation or increase in cell size.
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