[min-uh-mah-tuh] /ˌmɪn əˈmɑ tə/
a severe form of mercury poisoning, characterized by neurological degeneration.
Minamata disease Min·a·ma·ta disease (mĭn’ə-mä’tə)
A degenerative neurological disorder caused by poisoning with a mercury compound in seafood from waters contaminated with mercury, characterized by burning or tingling sensations, poor articulation of speech, and the loss of coordination and peripheral vision.
[mee-nah-maw-taw] /ˈmi nɑˈmɔ tɔ/ noun, plural Minamoto. 1. a member of a powerful family in Japan that ruled as shoguns from 1192 to 1333.
- Minamoto yoritomo
/ˈmɪnəˌməʊtəʊ ˌjɒrɪˈtəʊməʊ/ noun 1. 1147–99, Japanese nobleman; the first shogun (1192–99) of the feudal era
[mee-nahng-kuh-bou] /ˌmi nɑŋ kəˈbaʊ/ noun 1. a member of an Indonesian people native to west-central Sumatra. 2. the Austronesian language of these people.
[min-uh-ret, min-uh-ret] /ˌmɪn əˈrɛt, ˈmɪn əˌrɛt/ noun 1. a lofty, often slender, tower or turret attached to a mosque, surrounded by or furnished with one or more balconies, from which the muezzin calls the people to prayer. /ˌmɪnəˈrɛt; ˈmɪnəˌrɛt/ noun 1. a slender tower of a mosque having one or more balconies from which the […]