bedeguar

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Etymology[edit]

French, from Persian, properly a kind of white thorn or thistle.

Noun[edit]

bedeguar (plural bedeguars)

  1. (archaic) A gall produced on rosebushes, especially on the sweetbrier or eglantine, by a puncture from the ovipositor of a gallfly (Diplolepis rosae), and once supposed to have medicinal properties.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for bedeguar in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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