noun, plural min·i·mi [min-uh-mahy] /ˈmɪn əˌmaɪ/.
Origin of minimus
Examples from the Web for minimus
It can easily be distinguished from minimus by the following features: Size much larger; claws on front feet longer and thicker.The Pocket Gophers (Genus Thomomys) of Utah, Vol. 1 No. 1|Stephen D. Durrant
Jimmy says the pig was very much surprised at Jones minimus, and it wanted to go home and get to bed.
Jimmy says he thought there must he something the matter with Jones minimus, he was so gloomy.
"Half a mo'," he heard Jones minimus say; "I want to get a knotted handkerchief," and he saw him hurry into the school.
Jimmy says Jones minimus is a very good pig-remover, and he thinks it must be a gift with him.
British Dictionary definitions for minimus
Word Origin and History for minimus
1580s, from Latin minimus (plural minimi); see minim.