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  • adj. Concerning things that are so minor as to be negligible, trivial or trifling. Often used to describe exemptions in government rules and regulations.
  • adj. beneath judicial notice

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. of trifling consequence or importance; too insignificant to be worthy of concern; -- a reference to the phrase de minimis non curat lex.

Etymologies

From Latin, de + minimis, ablative of minimus ("smallest, least") (Wiktionary)

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