exiguous[eg zig′yo̵̅o̅ əs, ig-]
exiguous definition by Webster's New World
scanty; little; small; meager
Origin: Classical Latin exiguus, small ; from exigere: see exact
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- exiguity noun
exiguous definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Extremely scanty; meager.
Origin: From Latin exiguus, from exigere, to measure out, demand; see exact.
- ex·igˈu·ous·ly adverb
- ex·igˈu·ous·ness noun