|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
A lean or emaciated person (Leviticus 21:20).
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1. (n.) An animal or plant which is much below the ordinary size of its species or kind; especially, a diminutive human being.
2. (v. t.) To hinder from growing to the natural size; to make or keep small; to stunt.
3. (v. i.) To become small; to diminish in size.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
The rendering in English Versions of the Bible of the Hebrew word dak, "thin," "small," in Leviticus 21:20, where a list is given of physical failings which forbade man of the seed of Aaron to officiate at the altar, though he might partake of the sacrificial gifts. The precise meaning of the Hebrew word here is uncertain; elsewhere it is used of the lean kine (Genesis 41:3) and blasted ears (verse 23) of Pharaoh's dream; of the grains of manna (Exodus 16:14), of the still, small voice (1 Kings 19:12), of dust (Isaiah 29:5), etc. Septuagint and Vulgate (Jerome's Latin Bible, 390-405 A.D.) suggest defective eyes; but "withered" would perhaps best express the meaning. See PRIESTS AND LEVITES.
F. K. Farr
Dwarf (1 Occurrence)
Leviticus 21:20 or hunchbacked, or a dwarf, or one who has a defect in his eye, or an itching disease, or scabs, or who has damaged testicles; (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)