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gall-chnò n.f.

[Gall n. + cnò n.]

forms

singular

nominative

genitive

plural

nominative

senses

  • I.1. A walnut.
    • 1976
      Bith-Eòlas 113
      Tha cìrean-na-maighdinn-mhara ’nam beathaichean beaga, ann an cruth gallchnò, ach tre-dhearcach.
    • 2004
      Tocasaid ’Ain Tuirc 36
      Cha robh e riamh air am faicinn: gall-chnothan liorcach agus cnothan cruinne calltainn.
  • I.2. The walnut tree.
    • 1841
      Ceann-iùil an Fhir-imrich 74
      Roghnaicheadh am fear ìmrich am fearann air am faic e ’na seòrsana de dh’fhiodh cruaidh a leanas:— [...] a ghall-chnò.
  • I.3. The wood of the walnut tree.
    • 1993
      Gairm 164 299
      Bha truinnsearan air bàrr a’ bhalla, bhos cionn nam pannal gall-chnò.
  • II. As a modifier.
  • II.1. With crann n. and craobh n.: the walnut tree; a walnut tree.