Definitions for "Minim"
Keywords:  drachm, imperial, dram, ounce, british
The smallest liquid measure, equal to about one drop; the sixtieth part of a fluid drachm, equal to one four-hundred-eightieth of a fluid ounce, or 0.06161 milliliter (U. S. measure) or 0.05919 milliliters (British measure).
A time note, formerly the shortest in use; a half note, equal to half a semibreve, or two quarter notes or crotchets.
the British term for a half note.
One of an austere order of mendicant hermits or friars founded in the 15th century by St. Francis of Paola.
Minims (also called the Minimi or The Order of the Minims) are followers of a Roman Catholic religious order founded by Francis of Paola in the fifteenth century in Italy. The order flourished in France until the time of the French Revolution. The name refers to their humility as the "least of all religious" and is derived from a passage in the Vulgate, specifically Matt. 25:40.
A downstroke that is as tall as the body height of the script.
(MIN·im). Heretics as used in early rabbinic Judaism. minuscule (MIN·us·cule). A small or lower case letter, also a small cursive script developed about the 9th century from the uncial and used in ancient and medieval manuscripts.
the hooked vertical strokes of lower case letters in Gothic script
Keywords:  encomium, poetical, short
A short poetical encomium.
Keywords:  apothecary, measures, see
See apothecary measures.
Keywords:  minnow, minus, minor, fish, small
A small fish; a minnow.
very small ("minimus") minor / minus......smaller
Anything very minute; as, the minims of existence; -- applied to animalcula; and the like.
Keywords:  dwarf, little, man
A little man or being; a dwarf.