Me"di*o`cre (mē"dĭ*ō`kẽr), a. [F. médiocre, L. mediocris, fr. medius middle. See Mid.] Of a middle quality; of but a moderate or low degree of excellence; indifferent; ordinary. " A very mediocre poet." Pope.

Me"di*o`cre, n. 1. A mediocre person. [R.]

2. A young monk who was excused from performing a portion of a monk's duties. Shipley.