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maigre

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

Definition of maigre

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

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

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Origin and Etymology of maigre

French, maigre, meager, from Middle French — more at meager


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maigre

noun mai·gre \"\
variants: or

maiger

\-gə(r)\ less commonly

meagre

\ˈmēgə(r)\

Definition of maigre

plural

maigres

\-grəz, F -gr(ə) or -g(rə)\ or

maigers

\-gə(r)z\
  1. 1 :  a large European marine food fish (Sciaena aquila)

  2. 2 :  a member of the percoid family Sciaenidae :  croaker 2, drum 5 —called also bar

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Origin and Etymology of maigre

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


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