Definition of Pygmoid

1. Adjective. Resembling a Pygmy; generally, shorter than other peoples but not short enough to be considered Pygmies ¹



2. Noun. A person so resembling a Pygmy, such as the Negritos of Asia and peoples of the Congo Basin with mixed Pygmy–Bantu ancestry ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pygmoid

1. pygmy [adj] - See also: pygmy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pygmoid

pyets
pygal
pygals
pygarg
pygargs
pygargus
pygidia
pygidial
pygidium
pygidiums
pygmaean
pygmalion
pygmalions
pygmean
pygmies
pygmoid (current term)
pygmy
pygmy chimpanzee
pygmy chimpanzees
pygmy cypress
pygmy giant panda
pygmy hippopotamus
pygmy marmoset
pygmy mouse
pygmyish
pygmyism
pygmyisms
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Literary usage of Pygmoid

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1. Educational Problems by Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"... it is only transitional from a vastly longer, lower, and possibly pygmoid level to a higher one yet to be securely and generally attained. ..."

2. Educational Problems by Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"... all because, long as is the period of history, it is only transitional from a vastly longer, lower, and possibly pygmoid level to a higher ..."

3. Educational Problems by Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"... it is only transitional from a vastly longer, lower, and possibly pygmoid level to a higher one yet to be securely and generally attained. ..."

4. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"... is made up by Batwa, a group of people of pygmoid hunter- gatherers descent. The Tutsi are usually elegantly dressed. Even before the arrival of the ..."

5. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"... is made up by Batwa, a group of people of pygmoid hunter- gatherers descent. The Tutsi are usually elegantly dressed. Even before the arrival of the ..."

6. Growth and Education by John Mason Tyler (1907)
"... and for a very protracted and relatively stationary period, the age of maturity in some remote, perhaps pygmoid, stage of human evolution. ..."

7. Growth and Education by John Mason Tyler (1907)
"... and relatively stationary period, the age of maturity in some remote, perhaps pygmoid, stage of human evolution." The arboreal life of our ..."

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