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Of or pertaining to a pygmy; resembling a pygmy or dwarf; dwarfish; very small. Like that Pygmean race.

(Science: zoology) pygmy antelope, any one of several species of very small green parrots (Nasiternae), native of new guinea and adjacent islands. They are not larger than sparrows.

Origin: L. Pygmaeus. See Pygmy.