Definition of minimus in US English:

minimus

noun

  • 1Numismatics. = "minim".

  • 2Anatomy and Zoology. The smallest finger or toe.

adjective

  • In certain British boys' public schools (used as postpositive): designating the youngest or (occasionally) the newest of several pupils with the same surname. Also in extended use. Abbreviated min. or mini.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin minimus smallest, least, youngest.

Pronunciation

minimus

/ˈmɪnɪməs/