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opuscule

[oh-puhs-kyool] /oʊˈpʌs kyul/
noun
1.
a small or minor work.
2.
a literary or musical work of small size.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < French < Latin opusculum, equivalent to opus work + -culum -cule1
Related forms
opuscular, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for opuscular

opuscule

/ɒˈpʌskjuːl/
noun
1.
(rare) a small or insignificant artistic work
Derived Forms
opuscular, adjective
Word Origin
C17: via French from Latin opusculum, from opus work
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