- a small or minor work.
- a literary or musical work of small size.
Origin of opuscule
1650–60; < French < Latin opusculum, equivalent to opus work + -culum -cule1
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Related Words for opusculeessay, album, novel, publication, dictionary, pamphlet, text, work, manual, textbook, fiction, volume, edition, magazine, booklet, brochure, writing, copy, tome, paperback
- rare a small or insignificant artistic work
Word Origin for opuscule
C17: via French from Latin opusculum, from opus work
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