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πυγμαῖος , α, ον, (
2. of men, dwarfish, Hdt.3.37, Arist. Pr.892a12, Phld.Sign.2.
II. pr. n. Πυγμαῖοι, οἱ, the Pygmies, a fabulous race of dwarfs on the upper Nile, said to have been warred on and destroyed by cranes, Il.3.6, Arist.HA597a6, cf. Hdt.l.c.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.37
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.6
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.19.2
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