Minutiae



[mi-noo-shee-uh, -shuh, -nyoo-] /mɪˈnu ʃi ə, -ʃə, -ˈnyu-/

noun, plural minutiae
[mi-noo-shee-ee, -nyoo-] /mɪˈnu ʃiˌi, -ˈnyu-/ (Show IPA)
1.
Usually, minutiae. precise details; small or trifling matters:
the minutiae of his craft.
/mɪˈnjuːʃɪˌiː/
plural noun (sing) -tia (-ʃɪə)
1.
small, precise, or trifling details
n.

1751, plural of Latin minutia “smallness” (see minutia); hence, in plural, “trifles.”
n.

1751, plural minutiae, from Latin minutia “smallness” (plural minutiae, in Late Latin “trifles”), from minutus “small” (see minute (adj.)).

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