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Meaning of STUBBLE

Pronunciation:  'stubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
 

STUBBLE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw
 
 See Also: bran, plant material

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stub"ble\, n. [OE. stobil, stoble, OF. estouble,
estuble, F. ['e]tuele, LL. stupla, stupula, L. stipula
stubble, stalk; cf. D. & G. stopped, OHG. stupfila. Cf.
{Stipule}.]
The stumps of wheat, rye, barley, oats, or buckwheat, left in
the ground; the part of the stalk left by the scythe or
sickle. ``After the first crop is off, they plow in the
wheast stubble.'' --Mortimer.

{Stubble goose} (Zo["o]l.), the graylag goose. [Prov. Eng.]
   --Chaucer.

{Stubble rake}, a rake with long teeth for gleaning in
   stubble.

 

 

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