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pygmy

adjective [before noun] (also pigmy) uk   us   /ˈpɪɡ.mi/
A pygmy animal or bird is one of a type that is smaller than animals or birds of that type usually are: a pygmy hippopotamus a pygmy owl

pygmy

noun [C] (also pigmy) uk   us   /ˈpɪɡ.mi/ disapproving
someone who is not important or who has little skill: a political pygmy an intellectual pygmy
Translations of “pygmy”
in Vietnamese người lùn…
in Spanish pigmeo…
in Thai คนแคระในทวีปแอฟริกาตอนใต้…
in Malaysian org kerdil…
in French pygmée…
in German der Pygmäe, die Pygmäin…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動物或鳥類)體型非常小的…
in Indonesian pigmi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动物或鸟类)体型非常小的…
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