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Borrowed from German trüb, from Old High German truobi, from Proto-Germanic *drōbuz (English droff (turbid, sorrowful, sad)), cognate with Dutch droef (sad, miserable).


trub (plural trubs)

  1. (brewing, uncountable) The layer of sediment that appears at the bottom of the fermenter after yeast has completed the bulk of the fermentation.
  2. (obsolete) A truffle.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for trub in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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