|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|1.||M, η a unit of fluid measure equal to one sixtieth of a drachm. It is approximately equal to one drop|
|2.||music Usual US and Canadian name: half-note a note having the time value of half a semibreve|
|3.||a small or insignificant person or thing|
|4.||a downward stroke in calligraphy|
|5.||rare very small; tiny|
|[C15 (in its musical meaning): from Latin minimus smallest]|
minim min·im (mĭn'əm)
In the United States, a unit of volume equal to 1/60 of a fluid dram, or 0.0616 milliliters.
In Great Britain, 1/20 of a scruple, or 0.0592 milliliters.
The smallest or the least of several similar structures.