Nubbin



[nuhb-in] /ˈnʌb ɪn/

noun
1.
a small lump or stunted piece; stub.
2.
a small or imperfect ear of corn.
3.
an undeveloped fruit.
/ˈnʌbɪn/
noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) something small or undeveloped, esp a fruit or ear of corn
n.

“stunted ear of corn,” 1690s, American English diminutive of nub. General sense of “small piece” is from 1857.

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