Pronunciation: (min'u-skyOOl", mi-nus'kyOOl), [key]
1. very small.
2. (of letters or writing) small; not capital.
3. written in such letters (opposed to majuscule).
1. a minuscule letter.
2. a small cursive script developed in the 7th century a.d.from the uncial, which it afterward superseded.
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