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mĭnūtĭa , ae, f. minutus,
I.smallness, fineness, minuteness (post-Aug.): “donec ad minutiam redigantur,to make quite small, reduce to powder, Sen. Ep. 90, 23: pulveris minutiae, little particles, Lact. Ira Dei, 10, 9.—Plur., insignificant matters, trifles: “ut praetereamus negotiorum minutias,Amm. 23, 1, 1: “humilium minutias indagare causarum,id. 26, 1, 1: “historiam producere per ignobiles minutias,id. 27, 2, 11: per minutias, into the minutest detail; with scrutari, id. 14, 6, 25; “with demonstrare,id. 23, 6, 74: “gesta narrare,id. 28, 2, 12.—Postclass. collat. form mĭnūtĭes , ēi, f.: “ad summam minutiem conterere,App. M. 9, p. 229: “humana,id. ib. 11, p. 263; Arn. 6, p. 256; Lact. 2, 4, 12.
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