leprechaun

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leprechaun,

Irish mythological figure, usually depicted as dwarflike and somewhat distorted.
leprechaunism - congenital condition characterized by insulin resistance and growth retardation.
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Er, digon diflas ydi'r rheiny yn aml: os wela i bali leprachauns efo wynebau'ch teulu chi yn dawnsio eto.
Dyn bychan o gorffolaeth, fawr mwy na'r leprachauns traddodiadol ydyw.
Today, you can achieve the same effect by putting Cowell, Moron and Miss Botox Amanda Holden, on the screen and getting them to judge washed up entertainers, puke-inducing child singers, Brummie Leprachauns and melon sculptors.