chub

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noun \ˈchəb\

Definition of chub

plural

chub

or

chubs

  1. 1 :  any of numerous freshwater cyprinid fishes (as of the genera Gila and Nocomis)

  2. 2 :  any of several marine or freshwater fishes that are not cyprinids

Origin and Etymology of chub

Middle English chubbe


First Known Use: 15th century


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