portion of a branch or stem remaining after a stub cut. branch breakage. or branch death.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
stub (noun)
1.
a) - stump
b) a short piece remaining on a stem or trunk where a branch has been lost
2.
something made or worn to a short or blunt shape , especially a pen with a short blunt nib
3.
a short blunt part left after a larger part has been broken off or used up - a pencil stub
4.
something cut short or stunted
5.
a) a small part of a leaf (as of a checkbook) attached to the spine for memoranda of the contents of the part torn away
b) the part of a ticket returned to the user
stub (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to grub up by the roots
b) to clear (land) by grubbing out rooted growth
c) to hew or cut down (a tree) close to the ground
2.
to extinguish (as a cigarette) by crushing
3.
to strike (one's foot or toe) against an object
stub (Wikipedia)

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