Definition of Gnome


A Gnome is a legendary dwarfish creature supposed to guard the earth's treasures underground.
ORIGIN: Mid 17th century from French, from modern Latin gnomus, a word used by Paracelsus as a synonym of Pygmaeus, denoting a mythical race of very small people said to inhabit parts of Ethiopia and India (compare with Pygmy ).

Media related with Gnome

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Comic StripGnomes of Troy (2000)
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