noun (1)
plural -s

Definition of trub 

(Entry 1 of 2)


noun (2)
\ˈtrüb, ˈtrəb\
plural -s

Definition of trub (Entry 2 of 2)

: a haze formed either during boiling or cooling of wort and removed as a step of the brewing process

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History and Etymology for trub

Noun (1)

origin unknown

Noun (2)

German trub, trüb; akin to Old High German truobi dim, murky, turbid, Old English drōf dirty, muddy, turbid, Middle English draf dregs, draff

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