Maigre food
Maigre Mai"gre, a. [F. See {Meager}.] Belonging to a fast day or fast; as, a maigre day. --Walpole. [1913 Webster]

{Maigre food} (R. C. Ch.), food allowed to be eaten on fast days. [1913 Webster]


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  • Maigre — Mai gre, a. [F. See {Meager}.] Belonging to a fast day or fast; as, a maigre day. Walpole. [1913 Webster] {Maigre food} (R. C. Ch.), food allowed to be eaten on fast days. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maigre — Meagre Mea gre, n. [F. maigre.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large European sci[ae]noid fish ({Sci[ae]na umbra} or {Sci[ae]na aquila}), having white bloodless flesh. It is valued as a food fish. [Written also {maigre}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maigre — adj. RC Ch. 1 (of a day) on which abstinence from meat is ordered. 2 (of food) suitable for eating on maigre days. Etymology: F, lit. lean: cf. MEAGRE …   Useful english dictionary

  • maigre — /may geuhr/; Fr. /me grddeu/, adj. containing neither flesh nor its juices, as food permissible on days of religious abstinence. [1675 85; < F; see MEAGER] * * * …   Universalium

  • maigre — meɪgÉ™(r) adj. (from French) not containing meat or any meat derivatives; that belongs to a fast day or fast (Roman Catholicism) n. large European marine food fish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maigre — /ˈmeɪgə/ (say mayguh) adjective containing neither flesh nor its juices, as food permissible on days of religious abstinence. {French. See meagre} …   Australian English dictionary

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