معذ معر معز
1. ⇒ معر
مَعِرَ, [aor. ـَ
مَعِرَ, (A, Ḳ,) aor. ـَ
[Hence,] مَعِرَ, (TA,) or مَعِرَ مِنْ مَالِهِ, (A,) ‡ He became poor; (A, TA;) as alsoأَمْعَرَ↓, (Ṣ, A,) inf. n. إِمْعَارٌ; (TA;) or the latter, he became poor, and his travelling-provisions failed or became exhausted; as alsoمعّر↓, inf. n. تَمْعِيرٌ. (Ḳ.)
[Hence also,]أَمْعَرَتِ↓ الأَرْضُ ‡ The land became destitute of herbage: or its herbage became little, or scanty: (Ḳ:) contr. of أَمْرَعَت. (IḲṭṭ.)
2. ⇒ معّر
4. ⇒ امعر
see 1, in the three places.
أَمْعَرْنَا ‡ We came upon a land destitute of herbage: (A, TA:) or we found dearth, scarcity, drought, or sterility: (TA:) and امعر القَوْمُ the people became afflicted with dearth, scarcity, drought, or sterility. (TA.)
امعرت المَوَاشِى الأَرْضَ ‡ The beasts pastured upon the land, (i. e., its trees or herbs, TA,) and left no pasturage in it. (TṢ, L, Ḳ.)
امعرهُ † He despoiled him of his property, (Ḳ, TA,) and reduced him to poverty. (TA.)
5. ⇒ تمعّر
see 1, in two places.
مَعِرٌ A man, (Ṣ,) and a head, (A,) whose hair is falling off, or has fallen off; (Ṣ, A;) as alsoأَمْعَرُ↓ andمُتَمَعِّرٌ↓: (A:) or having little hair; (TA;) as alsoأَمْعَرُ↓: (Ṣ:) and the first and second, a camel's foot (خُفّ) of which the hair (both شَعَر and وَبَر) has gone: andمَعْرَآءُ↓, a forelock (نَاصِيَة, Ḳ, or that of a horse, TA,) of which all the hair has gone. (Ḳ.)
Hair, and plumage, and the like, little in quantity, or scanty; as alsoأَمْعَرُ↓: and the latter, hair falling off. (Ḳ.)
[Hence,] ‡ A man who is niggardly, or avaricious, having little beneficence; (Ḳ;) unpropitious, mean, and hard, or difficult. (TA.)
† A man having little flesh. (TA.)
قَاعٌ مَعِرٌ, and أَرْضٌ مَعِرَةٌ, ‡ A plain, and land, destitute of herbage: (A:) or the latter, accord. to Yaạḳoob, land having little herbage: andمَكَانٌ أَمْعَرُ↓ a place having little herbage. (Ṣ.)
أَمْعَرُ: fem. مَعْرَآءُ: see مَعِرٌ, throughout.
Also, of a solid hoof, † The hair that hangs down upon it (Ḳ, TA) from the fore part of the pastern: because it has a disposition to fall off. (TA.)
مُتَمَعِّرٌ: see مَعِرٌ.