Part of speech:
A normally proportioned person with small stature, usually defined as reaching an adult height less than 4'10". [from later 19th c.]
The common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), of equatorial central and western Africa, having a stockier build than the bonobo (P. paniscus).
(Fantasy) Any of the magical, typically forest-guarding races bearing some similarities to the Norse álfar (through Tolkien's Eldar)
A narrow-minded person
A shot that falls short of the target or objective
Any of a large number of small, slender, long-tailed decapods, mostly marine: many are highly valued as food
A part that is smaller or narrower than the rest:
Anything very small.
Greatly reduced in size or scale.
Of, characterized by, or attentive to tiny details; exact; precise
Very small; tiny
Designating or of an organized sport or sports league for children
Of small dimensions; diminutive.
Older or eldest. Used especially of a sibling:
A small statue placed in a garden to ward off pests and protect a home from sorcery.
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