tribble

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Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

tribble (plural tribbles)

  1. A horizontal frame with wires stretched across it for drying paper.

Etymology 2Edit

Probably invented for alliteration with trouble; the creatures first appeared in an episode called The Trouble with Tribbles.

NounEdit

tribble (plural tribbles)

  1. A fictional alien creature in Star Trek, a cooing ball of fur.
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