mignon

[min-yon; French mee-nyawn]
adjective
small and pretty; delicately pretty.

Origin:
1550–60; < French; see minion

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Mignon

[mee-nyawn]
noun
an opera (1866) by Ambroise Thomas.
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mignon (ˈmɪnjɒn, French miɲɔ̃)
 
adj
small and pretty; dainty
 
[C16: from French, from Old French mignot dainty]
 
mignonne
 
fem n

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mignon
"delicately formed," 1556, from Fr., lit. "delicate, charming, pretty," see minion.
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Example sentences
For fancier tastes, there's spice-crusted filet mignon and maple-glazed duck.
When it's time to eat, filet mignon dinners reward a day of roughing it in the
  wilderness.
Yes manned flight is infinitely more expensive than unmanned drones, but filet
  mignon is considerably more expensive than gruel.
In the company of such cuts, the filet mignon seems almost lean, except that
  it's the size of a cantaloupe.
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