[ US /ˈpɪɡmi/ ]
[ UK /pˈɪɡmi/ ]
  1. an unusually small individual
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How To Use pygmy In A Sentence

  • Reaching a maximum height of 56cm the pygmy goat is essentially a pet.
  • He chased the unmigratory tropi-ducks from their shrewd-hidden nests, walked circumspectly among the crocodiles hauled out of water for slumber, and crept under the jungle-roof and spied upon the snow-white saucy cockatoos, the fierce ospreys, the heavy-flighted buzzards, the lories and kingfishers, and the absurdly garrulous little pygmy parrots. CHAPTER XV
  • The research is designed to determine the number of pygmy blue whales that visit the area, which is also popular with warships and submarines.
  • Quintana-Murci and his team found that the split between these groups occurred around 20,000 years ago, when a period of climate change led to the Pygmy's rainforest habitat retreating into 'refugia', or small refuges of surviving rainforest, before expanding outward again. Mongabay.com News
  • Pygmy Date Palm is a good container plant when potted indoors.
  • Most placental mammals have teeth that are capped with enamel, but there are also lineages without teeth, such as anteaters, pangolins and baleen whales, or with enamelless teeth, such as armadillos, sloths, aardvarks and pygmy and sperm whales. ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science
  • Jejune pygmy. theirs decivilize bodily an unreckoned aquamarine amid than despite Credit card beyond providing seeing till beside bribe. ON THE BUBBLE WITH ALEXANDRA SOKOLOFF
  • This is their idea of a holiday and they've paid $1, 800 U.S. to scour these rocks for scat from raccoons, pygmy skunks, ocelots, coyotes and jaguars.
  • The Park is an important breeding area for the pinkbacked pelican Pelecanus rufescens, white pelican P. onocrotalus, African fish-eagle Haliaeetus vocifer, Caspian tern Hydroprogne caspia, goliath heron Ardea goliath, rufous-bellied heron Butorides rufiventris, yellowbilled stork Mycteria ibis, pygmy goose Nettapus auritus, collared pratincole Glareola pratincola and greyrumped swallow Pseudohirondo griseopyga. Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, South Africa
  • There are pygmies all around the world and the only thing they have in common in less than average height (which is why anthropologists don't use the term pygmy any more, it implies they're a distinct subset of humanity when in fact they're a completely artificial grouping crudely defined by a single characteristic). Original Signal - Transmitting Digg
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