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maigre

[mey-ger; French me-gruh] /ˈmeɪ gər; French ˈmɛ grə/
adjective
1.
containing neither flesh nor its juices, as food permissible on days of religious abstinence.
Origin of maigre
1675-1685
From French, dating back to 1675-85; See origin at meager
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maigre

/ˈmeɪɡə/
adjective (RC Church)
1.
not containing flesh, and so permissible as food on days of religious abstinence: maigre food
2.
of or designating such a day
Word Origin
C17: from French: thin; see meagre
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