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1مَعِرَ

, [aor. مَعَرَ, inf. n. مَعَرٌ,] said of a man, (Ṣ,) and of the head, and of the tail, (TA,) His or its hair fell off; (Ṣ, TA;) as also تمعّر, said of the head: (TA:) and the former said of the head, its hair became little, or scanty. (TA:) and مَعِرَتْ, said of the forelock, (النَّاصِيَة, Ḳ,) or of that of a horse, (TA,) it lost all its hair: (Ḳ:) and مَعِرَ, said of a solid hoof, it lost the hair that hung down upon it from the fore part of the pastern. (TA.)
مَعِرَ, (A, Ḳ,) aor. مَعَرَ, (Ḳ,) inf. n. مَعَرٌ, (Ṣ, TA,) said of hair, (Ṣ, A, Ḳ,) and of plumage, and the like, (Ḳ,) It fell off; (Ṣ, A;) as also تمعّر, said of hair: (Ṣ, A:) or it became little, or scanty; as also أَمْعَرَ: (Ḳ:) and, said of a finger-nail, or toe-nail, (tropical:) it came out, or fell out, (A, Ḳ,) in consequence of something befalling it, or hurting it. (Ḳ.) See مَعَرَّةٌ in art. عر.
[Hence,] مَعِرَ, (TA,) or مَعِرَ مِنْ مَالِهِ, (A,) (tropical:) He became poor; (A, TA;) as also أَمْعَرَ, (Ṣ, A,) inf. n. إِمْعَارٌ; (TA;) or the latter, he became poor, and his travelling-provisions failed or became exhausted; as also معّر, inf. n. تَمْعِيرٌ. (Ḳ.)
[Hence also,] الأَرْضُ أَمْعَرَتِ (tropical:) The land became destitute of herbage: or its herbage became little, or scanty: (Ḳ:) contr. of أَمْرَعَت. (IḲṭṭ.)

مَعِرٌ

A man, (Ṣ,) and a head, (A,) whose hair is falling off, or has fallen off; (Ṣ, A;) as also أَمْعَرُ and مُتَمَعِّرٌ: (A:) or having little hair; (TA;) as also أَمْعَرُ: (Ṣ:) and the first and second, a camel's foot (خُفّ) of which the hair (both شَعَر and وَبَر) has gone: and مَعْرَآءُ, 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 also أَمْعَرُ: and the latter, hair falling off. (Ḳ.)
[Hence,] (tropical:) A man who is niggardly, or avaricious, having little beneficence; (Ḳ;) unpropitious, mean, and hard, or difficult. (TA.)
(assumed tropical:) A man having little flesh. (TA.)
قَاعٌ مَعِرٌ, and أَرْضٌ مَعِرَةٌ, (tropical:) A plain, and land, destitute of herbage: (A:) or the latter, accord. to Yaạḳoob, land having little herbage: and مَكَانٌ أَمْعَرُ a place having little herbage. (Ṣ.)

أَمْعَرُ

: fem. مَعْرَآءُ: see مَعِرٌ, throughout.
Also, of a solid hoof, (assumed tropical:) 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.