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stub·ble

 (stŭb′əl)
n.
1. The short, stiff stalks of grain or hay remaining on a field after harvesting.
2. Something resembling this material, especially the short growth of hair that eventually protrudes from the skin after shaving.

[Middle English stuble, from Old French estuble, from Latin stupula, stupla, variant of stipula, straw.]

stub′bled adj.
stub′bly adj.

stubble

(ˈstʌbəl)
n
1. (Agriculture)
a. the stubs of stalks left in a field where a crop has been cut and harvested
b. (as modifier): a stubble field.
2. any bristly growth or surface
[C13: from Old French estuble, from Latin stupula, variant of stipula stalk, stem, stubble]
ˈstubbly adj

stub•ble

(ˈstʌb əl)

n.
1. Usu., stubbles. the stumps of grain and other stalks left in the ground when the crop is cut.
2. any short, rough growth, as of beard.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French estuble < Vulgar Latin *stupula, Latin stipula stipule]
stub′bled, stub′bly, adj.

Stubble

 stumps of the stalks of wheat or other grain, collectively, 1846.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stubble - material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seedsstubble - material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
bran - broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
plant material, plant substance - material derived from plants
2.stubble - short stiff hairs growing on a man's face when he has not shaved for a few days
beard, face fungus, whiskers - the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face

stubble

noun
1. straw, stalks The stubble was burning in the fields.
2. bristles, hair, whiskers, beard, facial hair, designer stubble, five o'clock shadow His face was covered with the stubble of several nights.
Translations
جُذامَة الحِنْطَهشَعْر الوَجْه قَبْلَ حَلْقِه
strniště
skægstubstubbe
borostás álltarló
kornhá, kornstönglastubbarskeggbroddar
apžėlęsneskusta barzdaražiena
bārdas rugājirugāji
strnisko
anızekin kökühafif uzamış sakal

stubble

[ˈstʌbl] N
1. (Agr) → rastrojo m
2. (on chin) → barba f (incipiente)

stubble

[ˈstʌbəl] n
(in field)chaume m
(on chin)barbe f de plusieurs jours

stubble

n no plStoppeln pl; a field of stubbleein Stoppelfeld nt

stubble

[ˈstʌbl] n (in field) → stoppia; (on chin) → barba di due giorni

stubble

(ˈstabl) noun
1. the stubs or ends of corn left in the ground when the stalks are cut.
2. short coarse hairs growing eg on an unshaven chin.
ˈstubbly adjective
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