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Today's word is:

frugal

|ˈfro͞ogəl|

adjective

Sparing or economical with regard to money or food: He led a remarkably frugal existence.

  • Simple and plain and costing little: A frugal meal.

ORIGIN: mid 16th cent.: from Latin frugalis, from frugi 'economical, thrifty,' from frux, frug- 'fruit.'