Definition of minuscule adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɪnəskjuːl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɪnəskjuːl//
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extremely small minuscule handwriting The newsroom was minuscule, not much more than a cubbyhole. Word Origin early 18th cent.: from French, from Latin minuscula (littera) ‘somewhat smaller (letter)’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: minuscule