Definitions for gallflyˈgɔlˌflaɪ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. gall wasp, gallfly, cynipid wasp, cynipid gall wasp(noun)

    small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants

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

    fragile mosquito-like flies that produce galls on plants

  3. gallfly(noun)

    any of various insects that deposit their eggs in plants causing galls in which the larvae feed

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. gallfly(Noun)

    Any of various flies which produce galls.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Gallfly(noun)

    an insect that deposits its eggs in plants, and occasions galls, esp. any small hymenopteran of the genus Cynips and allied genera. See Illust. of Gall


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