Definition of Pigmies

1. Noun. (alternative plural of pigmy pygmies) ¹



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Definition of Pigmies

1. pigmy [n] - See also: pigmy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pigmies

pigmented keratic precipitates
pigmented layer of ciliary body
pigmented layer of iris
pigmented layer of retina
pigmented liver
pigmented part of retina
pigmented purpuric lichenoid dermatosis
pigmented retinal epithelium
pigmented villonodular synovitis
pigmenting
pigmentocracy
pigmentolysin
pigmentous
pigments
pigmentum nigrum
pigmies (current term)
pigmoid
pigmy
pigmy talinum
pignoli
pignolia
pignolias
pignolis
pignora
pignoration
pignorations
pignorative
pignose turtle
pignus
pignut

Literary usage of Pigmies

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1. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (1905)
"The first traveller, so far as I have ascertained, who wrote about the pigmies Isle was Dean Monro, who, in his pastoral capacity, visited Lewis about 1549. ..."

2. Notes by a Naturalist on the "Challenger": Being an Account of Various by Henri Nottidge Moseley (1879)
"The story is evidently identical with that of Homer, where the pigmies are described ... The measured height of the pigmies is usually given in classical ..."

3. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages: Classified Subjectively and by Robert Christy (1887)
"pigmies are pigmies still though perched on Alps, And pyramids are pyramids in vales. Young. Pilgrims. 1. Pilgrims seldom come home saints. Pillow. 1. ..."

4. The Mound Builders: Being an Account of a Remarkable People that Once by John Patterson MacLean (1879)
"Since the account of the graves of pigmies in Tennessee has been exploded, it is well to receive all such accounts with caution. Hay wood, in his "Natural ..."

5. In Darkest Africa: Or, The Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"... Bonny measures a pigmy—History and dress of the pigmies—A conversation by ... Story of the pigmies and the box of ammunition—We pass Kakwa Hill—Defeat ..."

6. In Darkest Africa, Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"... and dress of the pigmies—A conversation by gesture—The ... Story of the pigmies and the Iwx of ammunition—We pass Kakwa Hill—Defeat of a caravan—The ..."

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