Definition of pygmy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    pygmy

     noun
    (also pigmy)noun
    NAmE//ˈpɪɡmi//
     
    (pl. pygmies, pigmies)
     
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  1. 1Pygmy a member of a race of very short people living in parts of Africa and S.E. Asia
  2. 2(disapproving) a very small person or thing, or one that is weak in some way He regarded them as intellectual pygmies.
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