maigre

adjective
mai·gre | \ˈmāgrə, F māgr(ᵊ) or meeg- or -g(rə)\

Definition of maigre 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : being a day on which the eating of flesh is forbidden by the Roman Catholic Church

2 : constituting a food that contains no flesh nor juices of flesh and so may be eaten on maigre days

maigre

noun
mai·gre | \"\
variants: or maiger \-gə(r) \ or less commonly meagre \ˈmēgə(r) \
plural maigres\-grəz, F -gr(ᵊ) or -g(rə) \ or maigers\-gə(r)z \

Definition of maigre (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a large European marine food fish (Sciaena aquila)

2 : a member of the percoid family Sciaenidae : croaker sense 2, drum sense 5

called also bar

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History and Etymology for maigre

Adjective

French, maigre, meager, from Middle French

Noun

French maigre, from Middle French, perhaps from maigre, adjective

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