from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small particular or detail; a minute or trivial matter of fact: generally in the plural.

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

  • noun A minute particular; a small or minor detail; -- used chiefly in the plural.

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

  • noun A minor detail, often of negligible importance.
  • noun forensics Any of the major features of a fingerprint that allow prints to be compared.

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

  • noun a small or minor detail


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Borrowed from Latin minutia.


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