nubble

nubble

[nuhb-uhl]
noun
1.
a small lump or piece.
2.
a small knob or protuberance.

Origin:
1810–20; nub + -le (diminutive suffix)

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nubble (ˈnʌbəl)
 
n
a small lump
 
[C19: diminutive of nub]
 
'nubbly
 
adj

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