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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A maiden who was originally a statue carved by Pygmalion and who was brought to life by Aphrodite in answer to the sculptor's pleas.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In zoology, a name variously applied.
  • noun [lowercase] A cotton material, striped blue and white.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A kind of striped cotton fabric, usually of superior quality and striped with blue or red on white.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (Greek mythology) a maiden who was first a sculpture created by Pygmalion and was brought to life by Aphrodite in answer to Pygmalion's prayers

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