how to pronounce pygmy

pɪɡmi

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meanings of pygmy

noun:

  1. A member of a race of dwarfs.
  2. A member of one of various Ancient Equatorial African tribal peoples, notable for their very short stature.
  3. Any dwarfish person or thing.
  4. An insignificant person, at least in some respect.

adjective:

  1. Relating or belonging to the Pygmy people.
  2. Like a pygmy; unusually short or small for its kind.

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