Variant of meager
- thin; lean; emaciated
- of poor quality or small amount; not full or rich; inadequate
Origin: Middle English megre from Old French megre (Fr maigre) from Classical Latin macer, lean, thin from Indo-European an unverified form makro- from base an unverified form māk-, long and thin from source Glassical Greek makros, long, Old English mæger, meager
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