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Definition of Meagre

Meagre
Meager Mea"ger, Meagre Mea"gre, v. t. To make lean. [Obs.]
Meagre
Meagre Mea"gre, n. [F. maigre.] (Zo["o]l.) A large European sci[ae]noid fish (Sci[ae]na umbra or S. aquila), having white bloodless flesh. It is valued as a food fish. [Written also maigre.]
Meagre
Meager Mea"ger, Meagre Mea"gre, a. [OE. merge, F. maigre, L. macer; akin to D. & G. mager, Icel. magr, and prob. to Gr. ? long. Cf. Emaciate, Maigre.] 1. Destitue of, or having little, flesh; lean. Meager were his looks; Sharp misery had worn him to the bones. --Shak. 2. Destitute of richness, fertility, strength, or the like; defective in quantity, or poor in quality; poor; barren; scanty in ideas; wanting strength of diction or affluence of imagery. ``Meager soil.' --Dryden. Of secular habits and meager religious belief. --I. Taylor. His education had been but meager. --Motley. 3. (Min.) Dry and harsh to the touch, as chalk. Syn: Thin; lean; lank; gaunt; starved; hungry; poor; emaciated; scanty; barren.

Meaning of Meagre from wikipedia

- Meager or Meagre may refer to: Meagre set (also meager set) in mathematics Mount Meager (British Columbia) in British Columbia, Canada Mount Meager m****if...
- the mathematical fields of general topology and descriptive set theory, a meagre set (also called a meager set or a set of first category) is a set that...
- Brown meagre or corb (Sciaena umbra) is a species of croaker found in, the eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea occurring in shallow waters...
- The Meagre Company, or The company of Captain Reinier Reael and Lieutenant Cornelis Michielsz Blaeuw, refers to the only militia group portrait, or schutterstuk...
- 1995 Arabian sea meagre, Argyrosomus heinii (Steindachner, 1902) Madagascar meagre, Argyrosomus hololepidotus (Lacepède, 1801) Mild meagre, silver kob, Argyrosomus...
- every meagre set M ⊆ R. This result establishes a connection to the notion of strongly meagre set, defined as follows: A set M ⊆ R is strongly meagre if...
- Argyrosomus regius (also known as meagre, croaker, jewfish, shade-fish, sowa, kir, corvina, salmon-b**** or stone b****) is a fish of the family Sciaenidae...
- considers the proletariat to be exploited under capitalism, forced to accept meagre wages in return for operating the means of production, which belong to the...
- Despite its official name, Mount Meager is sometimes mistakenly spelled Mount Meagre or Mount Meagher. The m****if's peak names were submitted by Canadian mountaineer...
- Mount Meager is a mountain in the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in British Columbia, Canada. It represents the second highest peak of the Mount...
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