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dwarf

1. an abnormally undersized person, esp one with a large head and short arms and legs
2. 
a. an animal or plant much below the average height for the species
b. (as modifier): a dwarf tree
3. (in folklore) a small ugly manlike creature, often possessing magical powers

dwarf

short for dwarf star.

What does it mean when you dream about a dwarf?

Dwarfs are small people, traditionally regarded as possessing magical qualities or powers of divination. This may thus be a highly fortuitous dream symbol. Alternatively, dwarfs can be negative symbols, representing some part of the dreamer’s psyche that is stunted or repressed.

dwarf

[dwȯrf]
(biology)
Being an atypically small form or variety of something.
(medicine)
An abnormally small individual; especially one whose bodily proportions are altered.

Dwarf

(dreams)
At times people will see dwarfs, midgets, or very small people in their dreams. These images seem to represent, or allude to, the childlike creative powers of the unconscious. You can think of the dwarf as a “worker” in your unconscious. He could represent some childlike condition that has the potential and power to influence your life. Consider the details and the emotional tone in the dream and make an attempt to connect it to a situation in your daily life. The dwarf suggests possibilities for learning and brings to the conscious mind messages from the unconscious.
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In ancient Egypt, dwarves were respected and enjoyed all their rights.
One of the most famous dwarves in ancient Egypt was, Seneb, a 4th or early 5th Dynasty dwarf who was chief of the royal wardrobe and priest of the funerary cults of Khufu.
Also, the Egyptian gods Bes and Ptah were often depicted as dwarves. To say that dwarves were accepted and often revered members of ancient Egyptian society would be an understatement.