dwarf male

noun

a male animal that is much smaller, and often internally simpler, than its female counterpart. Dwarf males are commonly carried by the female, as in species of angler fish

Nearby words

  1. dwarf door,
  2. dwarf galaxy,
  3. dwarf ginseng,
  4. dwarf huckleberry,
  5. dwarf japanese quince,
  6. dwarf mallow,
  7. dwarf palmetto,
  8. dwarf planet,
  9. dwarf poinciana,
  10. dwarf shoot

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