Extremely small; tiny.; So small as to be negligible or insufficient.; Of or in lowercase letters, as distinct from capitals or uncials.; Of or in a small cursive script of the Roman alphabet, with ascenders and descenders, developed in the 7th century AD.; Minuscule script.; A small or lowercase letter.
‘a minuscule fragment of DNA’
‘Currently these businesses contribute a minuscule amount to the total revenues.’
‘From the late 8th century onwards a new script, Caroline minuscule, swept throughout Europe along with the Carolingian Empire.’
‘The Caroline minuscule, however, had a relatively weak impact on the writing habits of Italian notaries, who remained faithful to the cursive style.’
‘The written and printed form of English has two interlocking systems of letters: large letters, known variously as capitals, upper-case letters, majuscules, and small letters, or lower-case letters, minuscules.’
‘Working on maps and charts provided testing requirements, both for large and decorative majuscules in the titles, and for tiny minuscules for the names of towns, of which there could be as many as 500 in one county.’
минускул, очень маленький, минускульный