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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French. See eager.

AdjectiveEdit

aigre ‎(comparative more aigre, superlative most aigre)

  1. (obsolete) sour
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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Vulgar Latin *acrus or *acrum, change of declension from Classical Latin acer, acrem,from Proto-Italic *akris, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱrós(sharp). Compare âcre, a borrowed doublet.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aigre m, f ‎(plural aigres)

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

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