Definitions

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  • n. A being of the smallest size.
  • n. The youngest pupil in a school having a particular surname.
  • n. The little finger; the fifth digit, or that corresponding to it, in either the manus or pes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A being of the smallest size.
  • n. The little finger; the fifth digit, or that corresponding to it, in either the manus or pes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A being of the smallest size.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the fifth digit; the little finger or little toe

Etymologies

Latin. See minim. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • To be played by Danny DeVito?

    December 17, 2007

  • Also, a Disney character.

    December 17, 2007

  • Also, a being of the smallest size (MW3); and, a tiny coin, a minim; an ulcerative disease of the vulva; designating the youngest of several pupils with the same surname, e.g., Jonson minimus (OED2). Plural minimi.

    December 17, 2007

  • Oy.

    February 23, 2007

  • In the as-yet-unannounced film Gladiator II, this is the name of protagonist Maximus's dagger-wielding arch enemy. To be played by Danny DeVito.

    February 23, 2007

  • In anatomy, the smallest finger or toe.

    February 23, 2007