From Middle High German stube, from Old High German stuba, from Proto-Germanic *stubō (“room, sitting room, oven”), possibly from Vulgar Latin *extūfa, *extūfāre (“to heat with steam”), from Latin ex- + *tūfus (“hot vapor”), from Ancient Greek τῦφος (tûphos, “fever”).
- (regional) living room
- Synonym: Wohnzimmer
- room (room used for a special purpose; the term is often found in compounds with somewhat old-fashioned character)
- parlour (a room used chiefly for representation purposes; often called gute Stube or the like)
- the heated part of a traditional farmhouse (as opposed to stables, kitchen, etc.)
- (military) bedroom in a barracks
- gute Stube
- ^ “stove”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016, →ISBN.