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oak gall

oak gall
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ohk gawl]
    • /oʊk gɔl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ohk gawl]
    • /oʊk gɔl/

Definition of oak gall words

  • noun oak gall any of various rounded galls produced on oaks, especially the horned oak gall. 1

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Origin of oak gall

First appearance:

before 1760
One of the 46% newest English words
First recorded in 1760-70

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Parts of speech for Oak gall

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

oak gall popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

oak gall usage trend in Literature

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