Mi*nus"cule (?), n. [L. minusculus rather small, fr. minus less: cf. F. minuscule.]


Any very small, minute object.


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).


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