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Meaning of EXIGUOUS

Pronunciation:  ig'zigyoous

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  extremely scanty; "an exiguous budget"
 

EXIGUOUS is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: meager, meagerly, meagre
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex*ig"u*ous\, a. [L. exiguus.]
Scanty; small; slender; diminutive. [R.] ``Exiguous
resources.'' --Carlyle. -- {Ex*ig"uous*ness}, n. [R.]

 
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