pygmaean

adjective

pyg·​mae·​an pig-ˈmē-ən How to pronounce pygmaean (audio)
ˈpig-mē-
variants or pygmean
: pygmy

Word History

Etymology

Latin pygmaeus

First Known Use

circa 1540, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pygmaean was circa 1540

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Cite this Entry

“Pygmaean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pygmaean. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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