nubbin


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a small nub (especially an undeveloped fruit or ear of corn)

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I expected a nubbin of bread and some cheese; this exquisite meze is a rare and generous offering for the taverna's one strange guest.
floral gynaecium, in order to detect possible malfunctions in the pollination process that could explain disorders such as lack of fruit set and excessive nubbin formation.
Gibraltar, that curious nubbin of Britishness poking out into the Mediterranean, has endured a miserable winter with rainfall at a record level, although it was probably warm rain.
Nubbin Creek, Alabama, 2007, lush greenery overtakes an elderly man in a camouflage T-shirt.
Which is why I can't help thinking Aston Villa's new signing Andy Marshall might prove to be nothing more than a nubbin, a thripple, a trip-nip or whatever the vernacular is.
An imperfect or small ear of corn is called a nubbin.
Distal segment short and truncated with one major ampullate gland spigot, nubbin, tartipore and more than 20 piriform gland spigots (Fig.
Do you remember how Claudine used to crouch by the fire, turning a hatpin just fast enough to keep the toasting nubbin of chocolate from dripping off?
Created to help the brush be handled without awkward arm and wrist positions, thanks to a little nubbin where your thumb sit, once you get used to driving this formula one brush, it's quite handy and helps prevent split ends and breakage.
The chyle and chyme in acid pavane, Chancred nubbin, shrunken vidette, Though not from Time's unhealthy sex-- Just a puncheon no longer in function.
The hair shaft surrounds a small upraised nubbin of connective tissue called the dermal papilla.
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