Minutiae is defined as small, trivial unimportant details.
Minor details about an event that don't really matter such as the color of the napkins are an example of minutiae.
small or relatively unimportant details
Origin of minutiaeL, plural of minutia, smallness ; from minutus, minute
Small or trivial details: “the minutiae of experimental and mathematical procedure” (Frederick Turner).
Origin of minutiaeLate Latin, from pl. of Latin min&umacron;tia, smallness, from min&umacron;tus, small; see minute2.
- Plural form of minutia