true dwarf


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Noun1.true dwarf - an achondroplastic dwarf whose small size is the result of a genetic defecttrue dwarf - an achondroplastic dwarf whose small size is the result of a genetic defect; body parts and mental and sexual development are normal
dwarf, midget, nanus - a person who is markedly small
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