2 common domestic birds and related forms [syn: genus Gallus]
EtymologyA distortion of gallows, used attributively.
- IPA: /'gæləs/
- a Classical /ˈgal.lʊs/|lang=la
- gala ()
Gallus may be:
- Quintus Roscius Gallus (c. 126–62 BC), Roman actor
- Gaius Asinius Gallus (d. 33), Roman consul
- Gaius Cornelius Gallus (69–26 BC), first Roman governor of Egypt, writer of elegiac verse
- Cestius Gallus (d. 67), Roman legate
- Trebonianus Gallus (251–253), Roman emperor
- Constantius Gallus (d. 354), cousin of Emperor Constantius II
- Saint Gall (Saint Gallus) (7th century)
- Gallus Anonymus, a chronicler working in XIth and XIIth century Poland
- Nicolaus Gallus (1516–1570), a Lutheran Reformer
- Jacobus Gallus (1550–1591), composer
- Gallus, Latin for inhabitant of Gaul
- gallus, the Latin word for "cockerel"
- Gallus, a Roman term for one of the Corybantes, followers of Cybele
- The bird genus Gallus in the Pheasant family includes the wild form of the domesticated chicken Gallus gallus.
- Gallus A British dialect word, chiefly Scottish, for 1. Self confident, daring, cheeky. 2. Stylish, impressive Orgin- derogatory, meaning wild, a rascal;deserving to be hanged (from the Gallows)
- Gallus, former Gallusviertel, a district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany
- Gallus is the second album by the Scottish rock band Gun.
- Gallus (The Cockerel), an obsolete constellation
- Gallus, elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural).
gallus in German: Gallus
gallus in French: Gallus
gallus in Italian: Gallus (disambigua)
gallus in Dutch: Gallus
gallus in Slovak: Gallus
gallus in Finnish: Gallus
gallus in Swedish: Gallus