Definition of nutgall in US English:

nutgall

noun

  • 1

    another term for Aleppo gall
  • 2A gall that forms inside the buds of hazel bushes in response to the presence of mites, causing the buds to enlarge greatly.

    The mite is Phytoptus avellanae, family Eriophyidae

Pronunciation

nutgall

/ˈnətɡɔl//ˈnətɡôl/