magro

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese magro, magre (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin macrum, accusative singular of macer, from Proto-Indo-European *mh₂ḱros.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

magro m (feminine singular magra, masculine plural magros, feminine plural magras)

  1. thin, lean, slim, skinny
    • 1409, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 61:
      deuen saber que o Cauallo para mellor seer non deue seer moi groso nen moy magro, mais antre anbos
      you must know that the horse, for being at its best, must not be too fat nor too lean, but in-between
    Antonyms: gordo, groso
  2. (of food) low-fat, lean
  3. meagre, poor, scarce
    Synonym: pobre

Noun[edit]

magro m (plural magros)

  1. (cooking) lean, lean meat
    Synonym: freba

References[edit]

  • magro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • magr” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • magro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • magro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • magro” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin macrum, accusative singular of macer, from Proto-Indo-European *mh₂ḱros.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

magro (feminine singular magra, masculine plural magri, feminine plural magre)

  1. thin, lean, slim, spare
    Synonyms: asciutto, sottile
    Antonym: grasso
  2. (of food) low-fat, lean
    Antonym: grasso
  3. meagre, poor, scarce
    Synonyms: povero, scarso
    Antonym: grasso

Noun[edit]

magro m (plural magri)

  1. lean part
  2. (of meat) lean, lean meat

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

magrō

  1. Abbreviation of magistrō.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese magro, magre, from Latin macrum, accusative singular of macer, from Proto-Indo-European *mh₂ḱros.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

magro m (feminine singular magra, masculine plural magros, feminine plural magras, comparable)

  1. lean (of meat, having little fat), thin
    Antonym: gordo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin macrum, accusative singular of macer, from Proto-Indo-European *mh₂ḱros. Cognate with English meager/meagre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɡɾo/, [ˈmaɣɾo]

Adjective[edit]

magro (feminine singular magra, masculine plural magros, feminine plural magras)

  1. lean, without fat

Noun[edit]

magro m (plural magros)

  1. loin of pork

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