minuscular
minuscular minuscular adj. of or relating to minuscule script, a small cursive script developed from uncial, and used in the 7th to 9th centuries.

Syn: minuscule. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • minuscular — See minuscule. * * * …   Universalium

  • minuscular — mi·nus·cu·lar …   English syllables

  • minuscular — adjective of or relating to a small cursive script developed from uncial; 7th to 9th centuries • Syn: ↑minuscule • Ant: ↑majuscule (for: ↑minuscule) • See Also: ↑lowercase …   Useful english dictionary

  • minuscule — minuscular, adj. /min euh skyoohl , mi nus kyoohl/, adj. 1. very small. 2. (of letters or writing) small; not capital. 3. written in such letters (opposed to majuscule). n. 4. a minuscule letter. 5. a small cursive script developed in the 7th… …   Universalium

  • Lower — Low er, n. [Obs.] 1. Cloudiness; gloominess. [1913 Webster] 2. A frowning; sullenness. [1913 Webster] adj. 1. relating to small or noncapital letters which were kept in the lower half of a compositor s type case. Also See {minuscule},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • minuscule — adj. a. Of or relating to a minuscule[2] or of a script written in minuscules[2]; of the size and style of minuscules[2]; written in minuscules[2]; minuscular. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] These minuscule letters are cursive forms of the earlier… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calligraphy — calligrapher, calligraphist, n. calligraphic /kal i graf ik/, calligraphical, adj. calligraphically, adv. /keuh lig reuh fee/, n. 1. fancy penmanship, esp. highly decorative handwriting, as with a great many flourishes: She appreciated the… …   Universalium

  • abecedarian — Synonyms and related words: aboriginal, allographic, alphabetarian, alphabetic, antenatal, apprentice, articled clerk, autochthonous, beginner, beginning, boot, budding, capital, catechumen, certified teacher, creative, dabbler, debutant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • alphabetic — Synonyms and related words: abecedarian, allographic, capital, graphemic, ideographic, lettered, lexigraphic, literal, logogrammatic, logographic, lower case, majuscule, minuscular, minuscule, pictographic, transliterated, uncial, upper case …   Moby Thesaurus

  • alphabetical — Synonyms and related words: abecedarian, allographic, alphabetic, capital, graphemic, ideographic, lettered, lexigraphic, literal, logogrammatic, logographic, lower case, majuscule, minuscular, minuscule, pictographic, transliterated, uncial,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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