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Meaning of MAJUSCULE

Pronunciation:  mu'juskyool

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"
  2. [adj]  of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries
 

MAJUSCULE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: capital, great, uppercase
 
 Antonyms: minuscular, minuscule
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ma*jus"cule\, n. [Cf. F. majuscule. See
{Majuscul[ae]}.]
A capital letter; especially, one used in ancient
manuscripts. See {Majuscul[ae]}.

{Majuscule writing}, writing composed wholly of capital
   letters, especially the style which prevailed in Europe
   from the third to the sixth century.

 

 

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