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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
References in classic literature ?
The chub and the dace and the carp, not to speak of that Chinese pirate the pike, might still look to it, when I came forth armed with rod and line; but for me and my house the trout is henceforth sacred.
The river Avon at Rugby is a slow and not very clear stream, in which chub, dace, roach, and other coarse fish are (or were) plentiful enough, together with a fair sprinkling of small jack, but no fish worth sixpence either for sport or food.
It isn't often that great chub, or any other coarse fish, are in earnest about anything; but just then they were thoroughly bent on feeding, and in half an hour Master Tom had deposited three thumping fellows at the foot of the giant willow.
If the lake is eventually treated with chemicals, Loomis said it will be important to remove as many chubs as possible beforehand.
Scientists blame the algae blooms on the chubs, which are eating zooplankton that would normally graze on the algae.
Cargill is the first beef producer to offer EZ Peel packaging for ground beef chubs in retail stores across the United States, beginning January 2017.
The results were dramatic with frogs taking to the pools immediately, and we expect the chubs did too.
Shoal Chubs are benthic species preferring sand or gravel substrates with moderate to fast water velocity (Smith, 1979; Robinson and Buchanan, 1988; Pflieger, 1997).
Chubs, a four-year-old Border Collie, has been missing from his home in Tomintoul, Banffshire, for two weeks.
Critics who argue that the ESA has trampled property rights should consider that private landowners who agreed to have chubs introduced on their property and to provide a reasonable level of protection were given "safe-harbor" agreements.
com)-- Charles & Chubs Pet Furnishings aims to raise funding to manufacture their line of pet products through crowd-funding website, Kickstarter.
Both are available in multiple lean points--the Natural Angus Ground Beef Chubs in 8 I / 19, 85/15 and 90/10 lean points, and the Natural Angus Ground Beef Patties in 81/19 and 85/15 lean points.