Minuscule

Definition of 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).

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