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minikin

[min-i-kin] /ˈmɪn ɪ kɪn/
noun
1.
a person or object that is delicate, dainty, or diminutive.
2.
a printing type (about 3½ point).
adjective
3.
delicate, dainty, or mincing.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; < Middle Dutch minneken friend, lover, equivalent to minne love + -ken -kin
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British Dictionary definitions for minikin

minikin

/ˈmɪnɪkɪn/
noun
1.
a small, dainty, or affected person or thing
adjective
2.
dainty, prim, or affected
Word Origin
C16: from Dutch minneken, diminutive of minne love
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