[mee-nyawn] /miˈnyɔ̃/

an opera (1866) by Ambroise Thomas.
/ˈmɪnjɒn; French miɲɔ̃/
small and pretty; dainty

“delicately formed,” 1550s, French, literally “delicate, charming, pretty;” see minion. As a noun, “pretty child,” from 1827.


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