pygmy

  1. an unusually small individual
  2. any member of various peoples having an average height of less than five feet

Pygmy

[n] - an unusually small individual 2. [n] - any member of various peoples having an average height of less than five feet
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Pygmy

Member of any of several groups of small-statured, dark-skinned peoples living in the equatorial jungles of Africa. The most important groups are the Twa, Aka, Mbuti, Binga, Baka, Gelli Efé;...
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Pygmy

Reconnaissance Car, Ford [US]
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Pygmy

Pyg'my noun ; plural Pygmies . [ Latin pygmaeus , Greek ..., from ... the fist, a measure of length, the distance from the elbow to the knuckles, about 131 inches. Confer Pugnacious , Fist .] [ Written also pigmy .] 1. (Class. Myth.) One of a f...
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pygmy

Origin: L. Pygmaeus, Gr, fr. The fist, a measure of length, the distance from the elbow to the knuckles, about 131 inches. Cf. Pugnacious, Fist ... Alternative forms: pigmy. ... 1. One of a fabulous race of dwarfs who waged war with the cranes, and were destroyed. ... 2. Hence, a short, insignificant person; a dwarf. 'Pygmies are pygmies still, tho...
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Pygmy

Pigmy noun any member of various peoples having an average height of less than five feet
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Pygmy

• (n.) One of a race of Central African Negritos found chiefly in the great forests of the equatorial belt. THey are the shortest of known races, the adults ranging from less than four to about five feet in stature. They are timid and shy, dwelling in the recesses of the forests, though often on good terms with neighboring Negroes. • (a.)...
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Pygmy

in anthropology, member of any human group whose adult males grow to less than 59 inches (150 cm) in average height. A member of a slightly taller ... [10 related articles]
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pygmy

Type: Term Pronunciation: pig′mē Definitions: 1. A physiologic dwarf with normal serum levels of growth hormone and somatomedin and refractoriness to exogenous hormone; especially one of a race of similar people, such as the pygmies of central Africa. Synonyms: pigmy
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Pygmy

Pygmy or Pigmy (both: pig'mē) , a racial designation of dark-skinned people who live in equatorial rain forests and average less than 59 in. (150 cm) in height. Some studies make a distinction between Negrillos, who live in Africa, and Negritos, who live in Southeast Asia, New Guinea, and ...
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Pygmy

Member of any of several groups of small-statured, dark-skinned peoples living in the equatorial jungles of Africa. The most important groups are the Twa, Aka, Mbuti, Binga, Baka, Gelli Efé; their combined population is less than 200,000. They were probably the aboriginal inhabitants of the region, before the arrival of farming peo...
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Pygmy

[Greek mythology] The Pygmies (Πυγμαῖοι Pygmaioi, from the adjective πυγμαῖος from πυγμή pygmē, `the length of the forearm`) were a tribe of diminutive humans in Greek mythology. According to the Iliad, they were involved in a constant war with the cranes, which migrated in winter to their homeland on the southern sh...
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pygmy

any very small animal or thing
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