Definition of Pigmy. Meaning of Pigmy. Synonyms of Pigmy

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Definition of Pigmy

Pigmy
Pigmy Pig"my, n. See Pygmy. Pigmy falcon. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Falconet, 2 (a) .
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 of dwarfs who waged war with the cranes, and were destroyed. 2. Hence, a short, insignificant person; a dwarf.

Meaning of Pigmy from wikipedia

- In anthropology, pygmy peoples are ethnic groups whose average height is unusually short. The term pygmyism is used to describe the phenotype of endemic...
- The Pigmy Pouter is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding. Pigmy Pouters, along with other varieties of domesticated...
- The pygmy hippopotamus (C****opsis liberiensis or Hexaprotodon liberiensis) is a small hippopotamid which is native to the forests and swamps of West Africa...
- Pigmy Deposit Scheme is a monetary deposit scheme introduced by Syndicate Bank, India. Money can be deposited into an account on daily basis. The amount...
- Pigmy Rock is a rock lying close off the southwest side of Alamode Island at the south extremity of the Terra Firma Islands, off the west coast of Graham...
- Six ships of the Royal Navy have been named Pigmy: HMS Pigmy (1781), a 14-gun cutter captured by the French on 27 December 1781. Recaptured on 22 July...
- Pigmy Love Circus is a Los Angeles rock band that has existed since the mid 1980s era of the Hollywood underground rock scene. Pigmy Love Circus originally...
- perform as a studio drummer with Carole King and perform live sets with Pigmy Love Circus. He also pla**** in Green Jellö as Danny Longlegs and recorded...
- The pigmy leaf-toed gecko (Hemidactylus pumilio) is a species of gecko. It is endemic to Socotra. Sindaco, R., Grieco, C. & Riservato, E. 2011. Hemidactylus...
- The Amazon pigmy gecko (Pseudogonatodes guianensis) is a species of lizard in the Sphaerodactylidae family found in northern South America in Colombia...
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