strubbly

adjective
strub·​bly | \ ˈstrəb(ə)lē, ˈstru̇b- \

Definition of strubbly

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History and Etymology for strubbly

Pennsylvania German schtruwwlich; akin to Old Saxon strūf shaggy, Old High German strūben to stand on end (of hair), Middle High German strobel shaggy, Greek stryphnos astringent, sour, harsh, Lithuanian strubas lopped off short, Old English starian to stare

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“Strubbly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strubbly. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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