follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

gallnut

[gawl-nuht] /ˈgɔlˌnʌt/
noun
1.
a nutlike gall on plants.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; gall3 + nut
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for gall nut

gallnut

/ˈɡɔːlˌnʌt/
noun
1.
a type of plant gall that resembles a nut
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for gallnut

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for gall

5
8
Scrabble Words With Friends