chubsucker

[ chuhb-suhk-er ]
/ ˈtʃʌbˌsʌk ər /

noun

any of several stout suckers of the genus Erimyzon, inhabiting sluggish streams, backwaters, and lakes of the central and eastern U.S.

Nearby words

  1. chub mackerel,
  2. chub rub,
  3. chubb,
  4. chubbiness,
  5. chubby,
  6. chubut,
  7. chuchchi,
  8. chuchow,
  9. chuck,
  10. chuck in

Origin of chubsucker

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20; chub + sucker

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