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aigre

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French. See eager.

AdjectiveEdit

aigre (comparative more aigre, superlative most aigre)

  1. (obsolete) sour
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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French, ultimately from Latin acer.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aigre (masculine and feminine, plural aigres)

  1. sharp, sour, acid
  2. shrill (voice), biting (wind etc.)

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