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nubbin

noun nub·bin \ˈnə-bən\

Definition of NUBBIN

1
:  something (as an ear of Indian corn) that is small for its kind, stunted, undeveloped, or imperfect
2
:  a small usually projecting part or bit
3
:  nub 3

Examples of NUBBIN

  1. <had only a nubbin of crayon left>
  2. <this nubbin of the intelligence report is the prediction that the country's government will soon fall>

Origin of NUBBIN

perhaps diminutive of nub
First Known Use: 1692

Rhymes with NUBBIN

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