Definition of Gallnuts

1. Noun. (plural of gallnut) ¹



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Definition of Gallnuts

1. gallnut [n] - See also: gallnut

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallnuts

gallium vs. indium
galliums
gallivant
gallivanted
gallivanting
gallivants
gallivat
gallivats
galliwasp
galliwasps
gallize
gallized
gallizes
gallizing
gallnut
gallnuts (current term)
gallobeudantite
gallocatechin
gallocatechol
gallocyanin
gallogen
gallomania
gallon
gallonage
gallonages
gallons
galloon
gallooned
galloons
galloot

Literary usage of Gallnuts

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1. Mesopotamia and Assyria by James Baillie Fraser (1842)
"gallnuts.—Gum Arabic.—Manna.—SECOND DISTRICT—Plains of Assyria.—Spring Flowers.—Summer.— Common Plants.— Potherbs. — Fruits. — Cultivated Plants. ..."

2. A Classical Technology by John Miller Burnam (1920)
"transmarine: bees-wax, axle-grease; of waters the sweet kinds, every variety of timbers, pine, fir, juniper, cypress, ashes, gallnuts and fig. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"This acid is contained in the gallnuts of Queráis in ... and in Chinese gallnuts, the excrescences formed on the branches of a tree growing in Japan, which, ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1877)
"Galls, gallnuts, etc., Government of ... gallnuts and Yellow Seed, Effendi Artin, Adana. ... gallnuts, Government of Esine, Dardanelles. ..."

5. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1853)
"The substitute for gallnuts, patented by M. ... and used for any of the purposes in the arts to which gallnuts have been heretofore applied. ..."

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