[ig-zig-yoo-uh s, ik-sig-] /ɪgˈzɪg yu əs, ɪkˈsɪg-/

scanty; meager; small; slender:
exiguous income.
/ɪɡˈzɪɡjʊəs; ɪkˈsɪɡ-/
scanty or slender; meagre: an exiguous income

“scanty,” 1650s, from Latin exiguus “small, petty, paltry, scanty in measure or number,” from exigere (see exact).


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