minutiose

adjective
mi·​nu·​ti·​ose | \ -shēˌōs \
variants: or minutious \ -​shēəs \

Definition of minutiose

: attentive to or dealing with minutiae precision of minutiose observation— J. A. Thomson minutiose and troublesome attentionsMetropolis

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History and Etymology for minutiose

minutiose alteration (influenced by -ose) of minutious, from French minutieux, from minutie minutia (from Latin minutia) + -eux -ous

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“Minutiose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/minutiose. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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