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galena a grayish mineral consisting mainly of lead sulfide and constituting the chief ore of lead.
Galileo Galilei an Italian astronomer and physicist (b.1564--d.1642).
galiot a small, swift galley propelled by sails and oars, formerly used on the Mediterranean Sea. [2 definitions]
gall1 something bitter to experience. [4 definitions]
gall2 to damage or make sore by rubbing or chafing. [5 definitions]
gall3 an abnormal swelling or growth on a plant, caused by an insect, injury, bacterium, or the like.
gallant courageous, spirited, or chivalrous. [7 definitions]
gallantry admirable courage. [3 definitions]
gallbladder a small muscular sac that is attached to the liver and that stores bile.
galleass a large, three-masted, heavily-armed fighting galley used in the Mediterranean in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
galleon a large three-masted sailing ship used esp. by the Spaniards in the fifteenth through seventeenth centuries.
gallery a long, narrow room, hallway, or promenade that is covered and open at one or both ends. [7 definitions]
galley a large, low ship of ancient and medieval times that was propelled by oars and sometimes by sails. [3 definitions]
galley proof a printer's proof taken from type in a galley to allow for correction of errors before final pages are assembled.
galley slave a slave or convict forced to work at an oar on a galley. [2 definitions]
gallfly any of various insects that deposit eggs in plant stems or tree bark causing the formation of galls in which the larvae feed.
Gallic of or pertaining to France or its people, culture, or the like; French.
gallic acid a clear, crystalline acid derived from tannin, used in photography and in inks and dyes.
Gallicism a French expression or idiom when adopted by another language. [2 definitions]
Gallicize (sometimes l.c.) to make or become like the French in character, thought, language, or the like.
gallimaufry a jumbled mixture; hodgepodge.