[min-yuh n] /ˈmɪn yən/
a servile follower or subordinate of a person in power.
a favored or highly regarded person.
Printing. a 7-point type.
dainty; elegant; trim; pretty.
a favourite or dependant, esp a servile or fawning one
a servile agent: the minister’s minions
a size of printer’s type, approximately equal to 7 point
dainty, pretty, or elegant
c.1500, “a favorite; a darling; a low dependant; one who pleases rather than benefits” [Johnson], from Middle French mignon “a favorite, darling” (n.), also a term of (probably homosexual) abuse;” as an adjective, “dainty, pleasing, favorite,” from Old French mignot “pretty, attractive, dainty, gracious, affectionate,” perhaps of Celtic origin (cf. Old Irish min “tender, soft”), or from Old High German minnja, minna “love, memory” (see mind (n.)). Used 16c.-17c. without disparaging overtones.
noun 1. a policeman.
[min-ee-pahrk] /ˈmɪn iˌpɑrk/ noun 1. .
[min-ee-pig] /ˈmɪn iˌpɪg/ noun 1. a breed of miniature developed for use in research laboratories.
[min-ee-pil] /ˈmɪn iˌpɪl/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. an oral birth control that contains only a progestin and is to be taken daily without monthly cessation. /ˈmɪnɪˌpɪl/ noun 1. a low-dose oral contraceptive containing a progestogen only