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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Latin
Origin: , plural of minutia 'smallness', from minutus; MINUTE2

minutiae

noun
     
mi‧nu‧ti‧ae [plural]
very small and exact details
minutiae of
I'm not interested in the minutiae of the research, just its conclusions.

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