pauce

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pauce (comparative more pauce, superlative most pauce)

  1. Of or pertaining to paucity; being scarce or insufficient.
    The documentation was very pauce.
    • 1966. Tōhoku Daigaku. Science Reports, v.37-38 1965-1967, Tōhoku University: 1966, Page 208,
      ...although the foraminiferal content is pauce.
    • 1983. Academy of Political Science (U.S.) Political Science Quarterly; New York, v.98 (1983-84), Page 521,
      Comparable information for the Soviets is pauce; but the authors' observations are stimulating and plausible.
    • 1997. Tony Whitten, Roehayat Emon Soeriaatmadja, Suraya A. Afiff, Surya Affif. The Ecology of Java and Bali, Oxford University Press: 1997, Page 600,
      So, although it is often asserted that monocultures lead to increased risks of disease and pest attack, the evidence is pauce.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Can be misused by non-native speakers as a noun.

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pauce

  1. vocative masculine singular of paucus