maigre

maigre

[mey-ger; French me-gruh]
adjective
containing neither flesh nor its juices, as food permissible on days of religious abstinence.

Origin:
1675–85; < French; see meager

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maigre (ˈmeɪɡə)
 
adj
1.  not containing flesh, and so permissible as food on days of religious abstinence: maigre food
2.  of or designating such a day
 
[C17: from French: thin; see meagre]

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