Definitions for nubbinˈnʌb ɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nub•binˈnʌb ɪn(n.)

  1. a small lump or stunted piece; stub.

  2. a small or imperfect ear of corn.

Origin of nubbin:

1685–95

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nubbin(noun)

    a small nub (especially an undeveloped fruit or ear of corn)

Wiktionary

  1. nubbin(Noun)

    A stub, especially a stub of undeveloped corn or fruit or nipple.

  2. nubbin(Noun)

    A small protuberance, bud, bump, knob, or the like.

    As an avid button collector, I have had to develop an efficient way of removing the nubbin of thread from the button hole.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nubbin(noun)

    a small or imperfect ear of maize

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