1. niukka

  2. laiha



  1. vähäinen, niukka, puutteellinen, köyhä, vajavainen, riittämätön, minimaalinen, minimi-, vähimmäis-, riittävyys, tyhjentävyys.

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puutteellinen (taxlink), an edible fish of the family Sciaenidae.
1986, A. Wysokiński, The Living Marine Resources of the Southeast Atlantic, FAO Fisheries Technical Paper 178, page 48,

Among more valuable species some of them are worth mentioning, especially littoral forms as: meagres and other croakers (Sciaenidae), grunters (Pomadasyidae), threadfins (Polynemidae), groupers (Serranidae), snappers (Lutjanidae)(..).
2008, Arturo Morales-Muñes, Eufrasia Roselló-Izquierdo, 11: Twenty Thousand Years of Fishing in the Strait, Torben C. Rick, Jon M. Erlandson (editors), Human Impacts on Ancient Marine Ecosystems: A Global Perspective, page 261,
It is striking that these represent meagres (Argyrosomus regius), a species never mentioned in classical texts.
2011, John S. Lucas, Paul C. Southgate, Aquaculture: Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants, unnumbered page,
Meagres (Argyrosomus regius, 230 cm, 103 kg) have been raised mainly in Spain, France and Italy.
Having little flesh; lean; thin.

Nothing will grow in this meagre soil.

He was given meagre piece of cake that he swallowed in one bite.

1597, w:William Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, w:Romeo and Juliet|Romeo and Juliet, Act 5, Scene 1, 1843, William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer (notes), Charles Symmons (life), The Dramatic Works and Poems, Volume 2,;+Sharp+misery+had+worn+him+to+the+bones%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=BCzvUvaXHsTFkwWPh4DwAw&ved=0CC0Q6AEwAAv=onepage&q=%22Meagre%20were%20his%20looks%3B%20Sharp%20misery%20had%20worn%20him%20to%20the%20bones%22&f=false page 462,
(..)meagre were his looks; / Sharp misery had worn him to the bones:
deficient Deficient or inferior in amount, quality or extent; paltry; scanty; inadequate; unsatisfying.
1871, w:John Lothrop Motley|John Lothrop Motley, The Rise of the Dutch Republic: A History, Volume 1, page 144,
His education had been but meagre.
puhekieltä Of a set: such that, considered as a subset of a (usually larger) topological space, it is in a precise sense small or negligible.
puhekieltä Dry and harsh to the touch (e.g., as chalk).
puhekieltä To make lean.
1862, w:Robert Thomas Wilson|Robert Thomas Wilson, Herbert Randolph (editor), Life of General Sir Robert Wilson, page 275,
I am meagred to a skeleton; my nose is broiled to flaming heat, and I am suffering the greatest inconvenience from the loss of my baggage which I fear the enemy have taken with my servant at Konigsberg.


meagre rimmaa näiden kanssa:

kare, lohkare, kivilohkare, kivenlohkare, kallionlohkare, kalliolohkare, irtolohkare, siirtolohkare, jäälohkare, kokkare

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