Meaning of paucity

pau•ci•ty

Pronunciation: (pô'si-tē), [key]
— n.
  1. smallness of quantity; scarcity; scantiness: a country with a paucity of resources.
  2. smallness or insufficiency of number; fewness.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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