majuscular
adjective see majuscule

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • majuscular — See majuscule. * * * …   Universalium

  • majuscular — adjective uppercase, capitalized …   Wiktionary

  • majuscular — ma·jus·cu·lar …   English syllables

  • majuscular — adjective of the nature of a majuscule or written in majuscules • Similar to: ↑majuscule • Derivationally related forms: ↑majuscule …   Useful english dictionary

  • majuscule — majuscular, adj. /meuh jus kyoohl, maj euh skyoohl /, adj. 1. (of letters) capital. 2. large, as either capital or uncial letters. 3. written in such letters (opposed to minuscule). n. 4. a majuscule letter. [1720 30; < L majuscula (littera) a… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Letter — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Letter >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 letter letter Sgm: N 1 character character Sgm: N 1 hieroglyphic hieroglyphic &c.(writing) 590 Sgm: N 1 type type &c.(printing) 591 Sgm: N 1 capitals capitals …   English dictionary for students

  • majuscule — noun Etymology: French, from Latin majusculus rather large, diminutive of major Date: circa 1825 a large letter (as a capital) • majuscular adjective • majuscule adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • uncial — uncially, adv. /un shee euhl, sheuhl/, adj. 1. designating, written in, or pertaining to a form of majuscule writing having a curved or rounded shape and used chiefly in Greek and Latin manuscripts from about the 3rd to the 9th century A.D. n. 2 …   Universalium

  • majuscule —    A capital letter; literally a large letter. Majuscule looks like the complement to minuscule, and the resemblance is no coincidence. Minuscule appeared in the early 18th century as a word for certain ancient and medieval writing styles which… …   Glossary of Art Terms

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