Definition of nub-berry in English:

nub-berry

(also nub-berrie)

noun

Scottish
  • = noop.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Sinclair (1754–1835), agricultural improver, politician, and codifier of ‘useful knowledge’. From an uncertain first element + berry. The first element may show a variant of noop (although this is first attested slightly later) with voiced final consonant and shortened vowel.

Pronunciation

nub-berry

/ˈnʌbˌbɛri/