a minore

a mi·​no·​re | \ ˌämə̇ˈnōrē, ˌām-; ¦āˌmīˈ- \

Definition of a minore

: of or relating to an ionic foot beginning with two short syllables

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First Known Use of a minore

1811, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for a minore

Latin, from the lesser

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The first known use of a minore was in 1811

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“A minore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20minore. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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