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Princeton's WordNet

  1. minimusnoun

    the fifth digit; the little finger or little toe

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. MINIMUSnoun

    A being of the least size.

    Etymology: Latin.

    Get you gone, you dwarf,
    You minimus of hind’ring knot grass made;
    You bead, you acorn. William Shakespeare.

Wikipedia

  1. Minimus

    The Minimus books are a series of school textbooks, written by Barbara Bell, illustrated by Dr. Helen Forte, and published by the Cambridge University Press, designed to help children of primary school age to learn Latin. The books espouse some of the principles of the direct method of language teaching, and are named after the mouse Minimus (Latin for "smallest", and also a pun on mus — Latin for "mouse") who is known as "The mouse that made Latin cool". There are two books in the series: Minimus: Starting out in Latin and Minimus Secundus. While the first book is aimed at 7-10 year olds, the second continues the series for children up to 13 years old. The stories presented in each chapter revolve around a family. The family is based on a real family who lived at the Roman fort of Vindolanda in northern Britain in 100 AD. The books feature many artifacts from Vindolanda, integrating real objects into fictional plot lines. In 2011, it was reported that 125,000 copies had been sold.

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  1. minimus

    Minimus generally refers to something that is the smallest or least significant in size, amount, degree, or importance. It can also refer to the smallest digit of the hand or foot (the little finger or little toe). The term is often used in biological and anatomical contexts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Minimusnoun

    a being of the smallest size

  2. Minimusnoun

    the little finger; the fifth digit, or that corresponding to it, in either the manus or pes

  3. Etymology: [L. See Minim.]

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  1. Minimus

    The Minimus books are a series of school textbooks, written by Barbara Bell, illustrated by Dr. Helen Forte, and published by the Cambridge University Press, designed to help children of primary school age to learn Latin. The books espouse some of the principles of the direct method of language teaching, and are named after the mouse Minimus who is known as "The mouse that made Latin cool". One of Minimus’s rivals is another rodent called Maximus, who is in fact a rat in disguise. There are two books in the series: Minimus: Starting out in Latin and Minimus Secundus. While the first book is aimed at 7-10 year olds, the second continues the series for children up to 13 years old. The stories presented in each chapter revolve around a family. The family is based on a real family who lived at Vindolanda, in northern Britain in 100 AD. The books feature many artifacts from Vindolanda, integrating real objects into fictional plot lines. In 2011, it was reported that 125 000 copies had been sold.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of minimus in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of minimus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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