6035. עָנָו ʿânâv, aw-nawv´; or [by intermixture with 6041]
עָנָיו ʿânâyv, aw-nawv´; from 6031; depressed (fig.), in mind (gentle) or circumstances (needy, espec. saintly):—humble, lowly, meek, poor°. Comp. 6041.
4239. πραΰς praüs, prah-ooce´; appar. a prim. word; mild, i.e. (by impl.) humble:—meek. See also 4235
Definitions for Meekness
The patient and hopeful endurance of undesirable circumstances identifies the person as externally vulnerable and weak but inwardly resilient and strong.
The use of the Greek word when applied to animals makes this clear, for it means “tame” when applied to wild animals. In other words, such animals have not lost their strength but have learned to control the destructive instincts that prevent them from living in harmony with others.