pigmy
variant of pygmy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pigmy — Pig my, n. See {Pygmy}. [1913 Webster] {Pigmy falcon}. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Falconet}, 2 (a) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pigmy — see PYGMY (Cf. pygmy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pigmy — see pygmy …   Modern English usage

  • Pigmy — [pig′mē] n., adj. n.pl. Pigmies, adj. alt. sp. of PYGMY …   English World dictionary

  • Pigmy — var. of PYGMY. * * * pigmy [pigmy pigmies] noun, adjective = ↑pygmy * * * pigmy see pygmy …   Useful english dictionary

  • pigmy — var. of PYGMY. * * * pigmy [pigmy pigmies] noun, adjective = ↑pygmy * * * pigmy see pygmy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pigmy — Die Iskra Anfang der 30er Jahre Klüverbaum der Iskra ca. 1937 Die ORP Iskra (ORP = Okręt Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, poln. für Kriegsschiff der Republik Polen ; poln. iskra = Funke ; ex SV Vlissingen, ex HMS Pigmy) war ein 1917 gebau …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pigmy — Pygmy Pyg my, n.; pl. {Pygmies}. [L. pygmaeus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the fist, a measure of length, the distance from the elbow to the knuckles, about 131 inches. Cf. {Pugnacious}, {Fist}.] [Written also {pigmy}.] 1. (Class. Myth.) One of a fabulous race… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pigmy — SYN: pygmy. * * * pigmy var of PYGMY …   Medical dictionary

  • Pigmy — /pig mee/, n., pl. Pigmies, adj. Pygmy. * * * …   Universalium

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