pygmaean

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

Definition of pygmaean

: pygmy

First Known Use of pygmaean

circa 1540, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pygmaean

Latin pygmaeus

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“Pygmaean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pygmaean. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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