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Definition of Gnome


  1. An imaginary being, supposed by the Rosicrucians to inhabit the inner parts of the earth, and to be the guardian of mines, quarries, etc.
  2. A dwarf; a goblin; a person of small stature or misshapen features, or of strange appearance.
  3. A small owl (Glaucidium gnoma) of the Western United States.
  4. A brief reflection or maxim.

Gnome Translations

gnome in Dutch is aardmannetje, gnoom
gnome in German is Gnom
gnome in Norwegian is dverg
gnome in Spanish is gnomo