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pygmy

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of a size that is less than average

  • a pygmy elephant
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pygmy

variants: also pigmy

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1 a living thing much smaller than others of its kind

  • hummingbirds may be the pygmies of the avian world, but what they lack in size they make up for in beauty
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2 a person of no importance or influence

  • regrettably, most of the candidates for the party's nomination that year were political pygmies
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