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 for petite
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  petite \pe*tite"\, a. [F., fem. of petit.]
     Small, little; -- used especially of a woman or girl, of
     small size and trim figure; as, her petite figure.
  
     Syn: bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, tiny.
          [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  petite \pe*tite"\, n. [F., fem. of petit.]
     1. A size category of women's clothing, for women with less
        than average height.
        [PJC]
  
     2. An aricle of women's clothing classified in the
        petite[1] size category.
        [PJC]
  
     3. A girl or woman whose figure is best fit by a petite[1]
        garment.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  petite
      adj 1: very small; "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest
             of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the
             flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy" [syn:
             bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget,
             petite, tiny, flyspeck]
      n 1: a garment size for short or slender women

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  28 Moby Thesaurus words for "petite":
     bantam, cramped, dainty, delicate, diminutive, dinky, dwarf,
     exiguous, half-pint, knee-high, lilliputian, limited, little,
     miniature, monkey, one-horse, piddling, pindling, pint-sized, poky,
     puny, short, slight, small, smallish, tiny, two-by-four, wee
  
  

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