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chub 1

 (chŭb)
n. pl. chub or chubs
1. Any of various usually stout-bodied freshwater fishes of the family Cyprinidae, especially a Eurasian species, Leuciscus cephalus.
2. Any of various other fishes, such as several freshwater whitefishes of the genus Coregonus or various marine fishes of the family Kyphosidae.

[Middle English chubbe.]

chub 2

 (chŭb)
n.
A hermetically sealed plastic tube used for packaging products such as ground meat or caulk.

[Perhaps back-formation from chubby.]

chub

(tʃʌb)
n, pl chub or chubs
1. (Animals) a common European freshwater cyprinid game fish, Leuciscus (or Squalius) cephalus, having a cylindrical dark greenish body
2. (Animals) any of various North American fishes, esp certain whitefishes and minnows
[C15: of unknown origin]

chub

(tʃʌb)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) chub, (esp. for kinds or species) chubs.
1. a European freshwater cyprinid fish, Leuciscus cephalus, having a thick body.
2. any of various related fishes.
3. any of several unrelated American fishes, esp. the tautog and whitefishes of the genus Coregonus, of the Great Lakes.
[1400–50; late Middle English chubbe]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chub - European freshwater game fish with a thick spindle-shaped bodychub - European freshwater game fish with a thick spindle-shaped body
cyprinid, cyprinid fish - soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales
genus Leuciscus, Leuciscus - a genus of fish including: dace, chub
Translations

chub

[tʃʌb] N (chub or chubs (pl)) → cacho m

chub

n pl <-> → Döbel m, → Aitel m

chub

[tʃʌb] ncavedano