What does minutia mean?

Definitions for minutiamɪˈnu ʃi ə, -ʃə, -ˈnyu-; -ʃiˌi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. minutia(noun)

    a small or minor detail

    "he had memorized the many minutiae of the legal code"


  1. minutia(Noun)

    A minor detail, often of negligible importance.

    They spent all their time on minutiae, never making real progress.

  2. minutia(Noun)

    Any of the major features of a fingerprint that allow prints to be compared.

  3. Origin: From minutia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Minutia(noun)

    a minute particular; a small or minor detail; -- used chiefly in the plural

  2. Origin: [L., fr. minutus small, minute. See 4th Minute.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of minutia in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of minutia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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