chub definition by Webster's New World
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chub definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. chub chub or chubs
- Any of various freshwater fishes of the family Cyprinidae related to the carps and minnows, especially a Eurasian species, Leuciscus cephalus.
- Any of various North American fishes, such as a freshwater whitefish of the genus Coregonus or a marine fish of the genus Kyphosus.
Origin: Middle English chubbe.
Variant of chub