Origin of majuscule
Examples from the Web for majuscule
This style is very important, as it marks the beginning of the change from majuscule to minuscule writing.Illumination and its Development in the Present Day|Sidney Farnsworth
It is written throughout in majuscule Roman capitals, which, although MM.The History, Theory, and Practice of Illuminating|M. Digby Wyatt
British Dictionary definitions for majuscule
Word Origin for majuscule
Word Origin and History for majuscule
18c. (adj)., 1825 (n.), from French majuscule (16c.), from Latin maiuscula (littera), fem. of maiusculus "somewhat larger, somewhat greater," diminutive of maior (see major (adj.)).