minim


min·im

noun \ˈmi-nəm\

Definition of MINIM

1
:  half note
2
:  something very minute
3
— see weight table
minim adjective

Origin of MINIM

Latin minimus least
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

min·im

noun \ˈmin-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MINIM

: either of two units of capacity equal to 160 fluid dram: a : a United States unit of liquid capacity equivalent to 0.003760 cubic inch or 0.061610 milliliter b : a British unit of liquid capacity and dry measure equivalent to 0.003612 cubic inch or 0.059194 milliliter

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