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pygmaean

or pyg·me·an

[ pig-mee-uhn, pig-mee- ]
/ pɪgˈmi ən, ˈpɪg mi- /
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adjective

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Origin of pygmaean

1545–55; <Latin pygmae(us) dwarfish (see Pygmy) + -an
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