any wasp of the family Cynipidae, the larvae of which form characteristic galls on plants.
any small solitary wasp of the family Cynipidae and related families that produces galls in plant tissue, which provide shelter and food for the larvae
[gal-ee] /ˈgæl i/ verb (used with object), gallied, gallying. Chiefly Dialect. 1. to frighten or scare.
[gal-uh-gas-kinz] /ˌgæl əˈgæs kɪnz/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. .
[Italian gah-law-fah-law] /Italian gɑˈlɔ fɑ lɔ/ noun 1. modern name of .
[gal-wah; French ga-lwa] /gælˈwɑ; French gaˈlwa/ noun, Mathematics. 1. the branch of mathematics that deals with the application of the theory of finite groups to the solution of algebraic equations. /ˈɡælwɑː/ noun 1. (maths) the theory applying group theory to solving algebraic equations