[paw-si-tee] /ˈpɔ sɪ ti/
smallness of quantity; scarcity; scantiness:
a country with a paucity of resources.
smallness or insufficiency of number; fewness.
smallness of quantity; insufficiency; dearth
smallness of number; fewness
an insufficiency; dearth
Latin paucus ‘little’
late 14c., from Old French paucité (14c.) and directly from Latin paucitatem (nominative paucitas) “fewness, scarcity, a small number,” from paucus “few, little,” from PIE *pau-ko-, from root *pau- (1) “few, little” (cf. Latin paullus “little;” Old English feawe “few;” see few (adj.)).
[pawl for 1–3, 5; poul for 4] /pɔl for 1–3, 5; paʊl for 4/ noun 1. Saint, died a.d. c67, a missionary and apostle to the gentiles: author of several of the Epistles. Compare (def 2). 2. Alice, 1885–1977, U.S. women’s-rights activist. 3. Elliot (Harold) 1891–1958, U.S. novelist. 4. Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA) pen […]
[paw-luh] /ˈpɔ lə/ noun 1. a female given name: derived from Paul.
[pawl-bawn-koor] /pɔl bɔ̃ˈkur/ noun 1. Joseph [zhaw-zef] /ʒɔˈzɛf/ (Show IPA), 1873–1972, French lawyer and statesman: premier 1932–33.
- Paul constant
[kawn-stahn] /kɔ̃ˈstɑ̃/ noun 1. Paul Henri Benjamin Balluat [pawl ahn-ree ban-zha-man ba-lwa] /pɔl ɑ̃ˈri bɛ̃ ʒaˈmɛ̃ baˈlwa/ (Show IPA), . 2. Jean Joseph Benjamin [zhahn zhaw-zef ban-zha-man] /ʒɑ̃ ʒɔˈzɛf bɛ̃ ʒaˈmɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1845–1902, French painter. /ˈkɒnstənt/ adjective 1. fixed and invariable; unchanging 2. continual or continuous; incessant: constant interruptions 3. resolute in mind, purpose, […]