Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Smallest in amount or degree.
  • adjective Small in amount or degree.
  • adjective Only barely adequate.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or being minimalism.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to the minimus or fifth digit of the hind foot.
  • Least or smallest; of minimum amount, quantity, or degree; also, pertaining or related to a minimum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or having a character of, a minim or minimum; least; smallest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective The smallest possible amount, quantity, or degree.
  • adjective art characterised by the use of simple form or structures.
  • adjective music characterised by the repetition and gradual alteration of short phrases.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective the least possible

Etymologies

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From minimum +‎ -al

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