minimus

[ min-uh-muhs ]

noun,plural min·i·mi [min-uh-mahy]. /ˈmɪn əˌmaɪ/.
  1. a creature or being that is the smallest or least significant.

  2. Anatomy. the little finger or toe.

Origin of minimus

1
1580–90; <New Latin, Latin: literally, smallest

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British Dictionary definitions for minimus

minimus

/ (ˈmɪnɪməs) /


adjective
  1. (immediately postpositive) British the youngest: sometimes used after the surname of a schoolboy having elder brothers at the same school: Hunt minimus

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