[nuhb-in] /ˈnʌb ɪn/
a small lump or stunted piece; stub.
a small or imperfect ear of corn.
an undeveloped fruit.
(mainly US & Canadian) something small or undeveloped, esp a fruit or ear of corn
“stunted ear of corn,” 1690s, American English diminutive of nub. General sense of “small piece” is from 1857.
[nuhb-uh l] /ˈnʌb əl/ noun 1. a small lump or piece. 2. a small knob or protuberance. /ˈnʌbəl/ noun 1. a small lump
[nuhb-lee] /ˈnʌb li/ adjective, nubblier, nubbliest. 1. full of small protuberances. 2. in the form of small lumps.
[nuhb-ee] /ˈnʌb i/ adjective, nubbier, nubbiest. 1. having ; knobby or lumpy. /ˈnʌbɪ/ adjective 1. having small lumps or protuberances; knobbly adj. 1876, from nub + -y (2).
/njuːˈbɛkjʊlə/ noun (pl) -lae (-liː) 1. See Magellanic Cloud