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majuscule

noun ma·jus·cule \ˈma-jəs-ˌkyül, mə-ˈjəs-\

Definition of MAJUSCULE

:  a large letter (as a capital)
ma·jus·cu·lar \mə-ˈjəs-kyə-lər\ adjective
majuscule adjective

Origin of MAJUSCULE

French, from Latin majusculus rather large, diminutive of major
First Known Use: circa 1825

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