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Minuscule

Minuscule Meaning & Definition
Minuscule Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Minuscule?

[adj] very small; "a minuscule kitchen"; "a minuscule amount of rain fell"
[adj] lowercase; "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters"
[adj] of or relating to a small cursive script developed from uncial; 7th to 9th centuries

Synonyms | Synonyms for Minuscule: little | lowercase | miniscule | minuscular | small

Related Terms | Find terms related to Minuscule: abecedarian | allographic | alphabetic | baby | baby-sized | bantam | banty | capital | compact | diminutive | duodecimo | graphemic | handy | ideographic | lettered | lexigraphic | literal | logogrammatic | logographic | lower-case | majuscule | miniature | miniaturized | minikin | minimal | minuscular | pictographic | pocket | pocket-sized | pony | small-scale | subminiature | toy | transliterated | twelvemo | uncial | upper-case | vest-pocket

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Minuscule In Webster's Dictionary

\Mi*nus"cule\, n. [L. minusculus rather small, fr. minus less: cf. F. minuscule.] 1. Any very small, minute object. 2. A small Roman letter which is neither capital nor uncial; a manuscript written in such letters. -- a. Of the size and style of minuscules; written in minuscules. These minuscule letters are cursive forms of the earlier uncials. --I. Taylor (The Alphabet).

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