Minuscule is a small cursive script which was developed between the seventh and ninth centuries.(noun)
An example of minuscule is a hand written letter using very small cursive lettering.
The definition of miniscule is something which is very small.(adjective)
An example of something miniscule in size is a microorganism.
See minuscule in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < L minusculus, rather small, dim. < minor: see minor
See minuscule in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Latin minusculus, rather small
Origin: , diminutive of minus, neuter of minor, smaller; see mei-2 in Indo-European roots.
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