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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gall′ midge`(n.)

  1. any midge of the family Cecidomyiidae, the larvae of which form characteristic galls on plants.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of gall midge:

1900–05

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gall midge, gallfly, gall gnat(noun)

    fragile mosquito-like flies that produce galls on plants

Wiktionary

  1. gall midge(Noun)

    Any insect of the Cecidomyiidae family, whose larvae damage crops and other plants, creating galls on the stems and other fleshy parts.

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