[dwawr-fish] /ˈdwɔr fɪʃ/ adjective 1. like a , especially in being abnormally small; diminutive. adj. 1560s, from dwarf (n.) + -ish. Related: Dwarfishly; dwarfishness.
[dwawr-fiz-uh m] /ˈdwɔr fɪz əm/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the condition of being a or . /ˈdwɔːfɪzəm/ noun 1. the condition of being a dwarf dwarfism dwarf·ism (dwôr’fĭz’əm) n. A pathological condition of arrested growth having various causes. Also called nanism. dwarfism (dwôr’fĭz’əm) Abnormally short stature, usually caused by a hereditary disorder.
noun 1. a low, shrubby, Japanese flowering quince, Chaenomeles japonica, of the rose family, having salmon-to-orange flowers and yellow fruit.
noun 1. 1 (def 5). noun 1. a European malvaceous plant, Malva neglecta (or M. rotundifolia), having rounded leaves and small pinkish-white flowers