stubble

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Etymology[edit]

Anglo-Norman stuble, estuble, from Old French estoble, esteule (whence Modern French éteule), from Latin stipula(stalk, straw). Cognate with Dutch stoppel

Noun[edit]

stubble ‎(usually uncountable, plural stubbles)

  1. (countable and uncountable) Short, coarse hair, especially on a man’s face.
  2. (countable and uncountable) The short stalks left in a field after crops have been harvested.

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