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meagre

US meager

/ (ˈmiːɡə) /
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adjective
deficient in amount, quality, or extent
thin or emaciated
lacking in richness or strength
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Derived forms of meagre

meagrely or US meagerly, adverbmeagreness or US meagerness, noun

Word Origin for meagre

C14: from Old French maigre, from Latin macer lean, poor
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