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minette

[mi-net]
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noun Petrology.
  1. a syenitic lamprophyre composed chiefly of orthoclase and biotite.
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Origin of minette

1875–80; < German < French; see mine2, -ette
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Historical Examples

  • The more I thought of Minette's conduct, the more puzzled I was.

    Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II)

    Charles James Lever

  • Pierre is just saying that he thinks the American is capable of marrying Minette.

    A Girl of the Commune

    George Alfred Henty

  • "Father, you must come with us to his lodgings," Minette exclaimed.

    A Girl of the Commune

    George Alfred Henty

  • Minette ceased to struggle, and burst into a passion of tears.

    A Girl of the Commune

    George Alfred Henty

  • Minette stood in the centre of the line conspicuous by her red dress.

    A Girl of the Commune

    George Alfred Henty