What does the word pygmy mean?

Usage examples for pygmy

  1. " I have been with the doctor to the Pygmy Planet in it. – The Pygmy Planet by John Stewart Williamson
  2. All this makes it advisable to take fuller count of pygmy culture than has hitherto been given to it. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  3. Over the whole vast structure swarmed an army of human ants, feeble pygmy figures that crept slowly here and there, regardless of their dizzy height. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach