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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mi·nus·cule /ˈmɪnəsˌkju(ə)l ||mɪˈnʌs-/
 草寫小字,小寫字(a.)草寫小字的,小寫字的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mi·nus·cule n.
 1. Any very small, minute object.
 2. A small Roman letter which is neither capital nor uncial; a manuscript written in such letters.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 minuscule adj. a. Of or relating to a minuscule2 or of a script written in minuscules2; of the size and style of minuscules2; written in minuscules2; minuscular.
    These minuscule letters are cursive forms of the earlier uncials.   --I. Taylor (The Alphabet).
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 minuscule
      adj 1: of or relating to a small cursive script developed from
             uncial; 7th to 9th centuries [syn: minuscular] [ant:
              majuscule]
      2: lowercase; "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings's poetry is
         written all in minuscule letters" [syn: little, small]
      3: very small; "a minuscule kitchen"; "a minuscule amount of
         rain fell" [syn: miniscule]
      n 1: the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a
           compositor's type case [syn: small letter, lower case,
            lower-case letter] [ant: capital]
      2: a small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th
         and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts