Dictionary > Minuscule


1. Any very small, minute object.
2. A small roman letter which is neither capital nor uncial; a manuscript written in such letters.
Of the size and style of minuscules; written in minuscules. These minuscule letters are cursive forms of the earlier uncials. (I. Taylor (The alphabet))
Origin: L. Minusculus rather small, fr. Minus less: cf. F. Minuscule.

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