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pygmy in Anthropology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpygmypyg‧my1, pigmy /ˈpɪɡmi/ noun (plural pygmies, pigmies) [countable]  1 (also Pygmy)SASA someone who belongs to a race of very small people, especially one of the tribes of central Africa2 someone who is not as good, intelligent, strong etc as other people in the same group – used to show disapproval a literary pygmy
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pygmyThis section was a stunted pygmy of the city, but all hers to handle and manipulate.She lost concentration, and the pygmy vanished.