Minima
Minimum Min"i*mum, n.; pl. {Minima}. [L., fr. minimus. See {Minim}.] The least quantity assignable, admissible, or possible, in a given case; hence, a thing of small consequence; -- opposed to {maximum}. [1913 Webster]

{Minimum thermometer}, a thermometer for recording the lowest temperature since its last adjustment. [1913 Webster]


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