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mea·sly

(mēz'lē),
Pertaining to pork or beef infected with the cysticerci of the tapeworms Taenia solium or Taenia saginata, respectively.
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measly

(mēz′lē)
adj. mea·slier, mea·sliest
1. Infected with measles.
2. Slang Contemptibly small; meager: gave the waiter a measly tip.
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measly

adjective Referring to meat infested with pork tapeworm (Taenia solium) larvae.
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