aigre

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French. See eager.

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aigre (comparative more aigre, superlative most aigre)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative spelling of eager (sour)

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Vulgar Latin *acrus or *acrum, change of declension from Classical Latin acer, acrem,from Proto-Italic *akris, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱrós (sharp). Compare âcre, a borrowed doublet.

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aigre (plural aigres)

  1. sharp, sour, acid
  2. shrill (voice), biting (wind etc.)

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