Pau"ci*ty (?), n. [L. paucitas, fr. paucus few, little: cf. F. paucit'e See Few.]
Fewness; smallness of number; scarcity.
Revelation denies it by the stern reserve, the paucity, and the incompleteness, of its communications.
Smallnes of quantity; exiguity; insufficiency; as, paucity of blood.
Sir T. Browne.
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