pygmyism [pig′mēiz΄əm]
the condition of being a pygmy

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  • pygmyism — [pig′mēiz΄əm] n. the condition of being a pygmy …   English World dictionary

  • pygmyism — pyg·my·ism …   English syllables

  • pygmyism — mēˌizəm, miˌiz noun ( s) Etymology: pygmy (I) + ism : the condition of a pygmy : a stunted or dwarfish state …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pygmy — pygmoid, adj. pygmyish, adj. pygmyism, n. /pig mee/, n., pl. Pygmies, adj. n. 1. Anthropol. a. a member of a small statured people native to equatorial Africa. b. a Negrito of southeastern Asia, or of the Andaman or Philippine islands. 2. (l.c.)… …   Universalium

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