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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals, Organizations
cubcub /kʌb/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 cub.jpg HBAthe baby of a wild animal such as a lion or a bear 🔊 a five-month-old lion cub 🔊 a tiger and her cubs2 → the Cubs3 SSOa member of the Cub Scout organization → cub reporter
Examples from the Corpus
cubâ€Ē The most recent estimates suggest that Britain has a population of about 250,000 adult badgers and 105,000 cubs.â€Ē We saw her bury her cubs.â€Ē I have known a fox earth populated with a family of cubs while small rabbits were running around on the surface nearby.â€Ē a seal cubâ€Ē There inside the den was the first of the cubs.â€Ē The older bears will teach the cub how bears are supposed to behave in the wild.â€Ē The cubs, all between three and seven weeks old, have been found orphaned or abandoned over the last few weeks.â€Ē Lionesses lick their cubs into shape and life.â€Ē You know, wash a car with one hand and feed a bottle to a tiger cub with the other.â€Ē It is more likely that the white ear spots are there as a signal to cubs following their dam in thick jungle.
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