The definition of mignon is something that is small and delicate.(adjective)
An example of mignon is a tender piece of steak filet, a filet mignon.
See mignon in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr, for OFr mignot, dainty < *min-, echoic of a caressing cry, as in IE base *mī(n)-, var. of mēi-, gentle, soft > L mitis, soft, OIr min, gentle
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