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Pigmean

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Pigmean
Pigmean \Pig*me"an\, a. See {Pygmean}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Pygmy — noun any member of various peoples having an average height of less than five feet • Syn: ↑Pigmy • Hypernyms: ↑small person * * * ♦ n person of restricted growth, dwarf, midget, Tom Thumb, Lilliputian, manikin, thumbling, fingerling, hop o my… …   Useful english dictionary

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