Meaning of “grub” in the English Dictionary

"grub" in American English

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us /ɡrʌb/

grub noun (FOOD)

[ U ] slang food:

The food was just good, greasy grub.

grub noun (INSECT)

[ C ] an insect in the stage when it has just come out of its egg

grubverb [ T ]

us /ɡrʌb/ present participle grubbing, past tense and past participle grubbed slang

grub verb [ T ] (ASK FOR)

to ask someone to give you something:

Can I grub a sandwich from you?

(Definition of “grub” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)