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Minuscule

n.1.
1.Any very small, minute object.
2.A small Roman letter which is neither capital nor uncial; a manuscript written in such letters.
adj.1.Of or relating to a minuscule{2} or of a script written in minuscules{2}; of the size and style of minuscules{2}; written in minuscules{2}; minuscular.
These minuscule letters are cursive forms of the earlier uncials.
- I. Taylor (The Alphabet).
Noun1.Minusculeminuscule - the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
2.minuscule - a small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts
Adj.1.minuscule - of or relating to a small cursive script developed from uncial; 7th to 9th centuries
Synonyms: minuscular
Antonyms:
majuscule - of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries
2.minuscule - lowercase; "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters"
Synonyms: little, small
3.minuscule - very small; "a minuscule kitchen"; "a minuscule amount of rain fell"
Synonyms: miniscule
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Translate Minuscule to German, Translate Minuscule to French
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Minuet
Minuit
Minum
Minus
minus infinity
minus sign
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-- Minuscule --
Minutary
Minute
Minute bell
minute book
Minute glass
minute gun
minute hand
minute of arc
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Minute-jack
Minutely
Minuteman
Minuteness
minutes
Minutia
Minx
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