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Pyg•ma•li•on



Pronunciation: (pig-mā'lē-un, -māl'yun), [key]
n.
1. Class. Myth.a sculptor and king of Cyprus who carved an ivory statue of a maiden and fell in love with it. It was brought to life, in response to his prayer, by Aphrodite.
2. (italics) a comedy (1912) by George Bernard Shaw.

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