Meaning of gnome
Pronunciation: (nōm), [key]
- (in folklore) one of a species of diminutive beings, usually described as shriveled little old men, that inhabit the interior of the earth and act as guardians of its treasures; troll.
- an expert in monetary or financial affairs; international banker or financier: the gnomes of Zurich.
Pronunciation: (nōm, nō'mē), [key]
- a short, pithy expression of a general truth; aphorism.
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