a small palm, Chamaedorea elegans, native to Central America, having a reedlike stem and long, pointed leaflets, widely cultivated as a houseplant.
- Dwarf galaxy
dwarf galaxy A small, dim galaxy, intermediate in size between a regular galaxy and a globular cluster. Like larger galaxies, dwarf galaxies are classified as elliptical, spiral, or irregular based on their shape. The closest known galaxy to the Milky Way is a dwarf galaxy in Canis Major that is believed to be losing stars […]
noun 1. a plant, Panax trifolius, of eastern North America, having globe-shaped clusters of small, white flowers and yellow fruit.
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[dwawr-fish] /ˈdwɔr fɪʃ/ adjective 1. like a , especially in being abnormally small; diminutive. adj. 1560s, from dwarf (n.) + -ish. Related: Dwarfishly; dwarfishness.