Majuscule meaning

mə-jŭskyo͝ol, măjə-skyo͝ol
A large letter, capital or uncial, as in medieval manuscripts.
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A large letter, either capital or uncial, used in writing or printing.
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Writing in which such letters are used.
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Of, written in, or like a majuscule.
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A capital letter, especially one used in ancient manuscripts.
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Origin of majuscule

  • French from Latin māiusculus somewhat larger diminutive of māior greater meg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition