Definition for MI-NUTE

MI-NUTE, a. [L. minutus; Fr. menu, W. main, small. See Mince.]

  1. Very small, little or slender; of very small bulk or size. Small in consequcnce; as, a minute grain of sand; a minute filament. The blood circulates through very minute vessels. Minute divisions of a subject often perplex the understanding. Minute details are tedious.
  2. Attending to small things; critical; as, minute observation.

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