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maigre

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Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪɡə/

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Definition of maigre in English:

adjective

1(In the Roman Catholic Church) denoting a day on which abstinence from meat is ordered.
1.1(Of food) suitable for eating on maigre days: for fast days a soupe maigre was made

Origin

late 17th century: from French, literally 'lean'.

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