EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French maigre.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

maigre (not comparable)

  1. (cooking) Made without meat (and thus permitted to be eaten on a fast day).
  2. Belonging to a fast day or fast.

NounEdit

maigre (plural maigres)

  1. A kind of fish; the meagre.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French megre, meigre, from Latin macrum, accusative of macer, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mh₂ḱros. The variant dialectal form maire is the normal phonetic result; the main form with -gr- was perhaps influenced by analogy with aigre, or may be semi-learned.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɛɡʁ/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

maigre (plural maigres)

  1. meagre, skinny
  2. lean, thin

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

maigre m (plural maigres)

  1. meagre (fish)

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French megre, meigre, from Latin macer, macrum.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

maigre m or f

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) thin

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