opuscule

noun
opus·​cule | \ ō-ˈpə-(ˌ)skyül How to pronounce opuscule (audio) \

Definition of opuscule

: a small or petty work : opusculum

First Known Use of opuscule

1530, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for opuscule

borrowed from Middle French & Latin; Middle French, borrowed from Latin opusculum — more at opusculum

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“Opuscule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opuscule. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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