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Noun: gnome  nowm
  1. A legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure
    - dwarf
  2. A short pithy saying expressing a general truth

Sounds like: nix, nicks, Nyx

Derived forms: gnomes

Type of: axiom, faerie, faery, fairy, fay, maxim, sprite

Encyclopedia: Gnome