Parsimonious

Definition of Parsimonious

Par`si`mo´ni`ous
a.1.Exhibiting parsimony; sparing in expenditure of money; frugal to excess; penurious; niggardly; stingy.
A prodigal king is nearer a tyrant than a parsimonious.
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