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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