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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pygmy \Pyg"my\, Pygmean \Pyg*me"an\, a. [L. pygmaeus. See Pygmy.] Of or pertaining to a pygmy; resembling a pygmy or dwarf; dwarfish; very small. " Like that Pygmean race." --Milton. [1913 Webster] Pygmy antelope (Zool.), the kleeneboc. Pygmy goose (Zool.), any species of very small geese of the genus Nettapus, native of Africa, India, and Australia. Pygmy owl (Zool.), the gnome. Pygmy parrot (Zool.), any one of several species of very small green parrots (Nasitern[ae]), native of New Guinea and adjacent islands. They are not larger than sparrows. [1913 Webster]