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Main Entry: 1dwarf
Pronunciation: primarystressdwodot(schwa)rf
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural dwarfs /primarystressdwodot(schwa)rfs /; also dwarves /primarystressdwodot(schwa)rvz/
1 : a person, animal, or plant much below normal size
2 : a small legendary being usually pictured as a deformed and ugly person
3 : a star (as the sun) that in comparison to other stars gives off an ordinary or small amount of energy and has small mass and size
- dwarf adjective
- dwarf·ish /primarystressdwodotr-fish/ adjective
- dwarf·ness noun

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