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  • adj. lean, withered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pining; lean; withered.
  • adj. Characterized by emaciation, as a fever.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Withered; shrunken; wasted away.
  • Causing or accompanied by wasting and feebleness.


From Latin marcidus. (Wiktionary)


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  • In addition, marcid means weak, feeble, exhausted (OED).

    February 13, 2012