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1 This assertion is perhaps too general; gall-nuts are produced in very small quantities by the holm-oak.
2 A variety of the Quercus racemosa, which produces the green gallnut of Aleppo, considered in modern, as in ancient, times the choicest in quality.
3 Theophrastus says the end of June.
4 Its growth, in reality, is not so rapid as this.
5 Such a thing is never seen at the present day.
6 In Syria. We have mentioned the galls of Aleppo in Note 62.
7 This is the case when the inside has been eaten away by the insect that breeds there; of course, in such case it is hollow, light, and worthless.
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