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Any of various wasps of the family Cynipidae whose larvae produce distinctively shaped galls on oaks and other plants.
(Animals) 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
any wasp of the family Cynipidae, the larvae of which form characteristic galls on plants.
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|Noun||1.||gall wasp - small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants|
wasp - social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting