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1. majuscule  (noun) 
one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; "printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the



  More Specific:
small capital / small cap - a character having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as lower-case letters


  More Generic:
    character     grapheme     graphic symbol


  Opposite of:
    small letter     lower case     lower-case letter     minuscule


2. majuscule  (s) 
uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"

  Also known as: capital, great


  Similar:
    uppercase


3. majuscule  (adj) 
of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries



  See Also:
    uppercase


  Opposite of:
    minuscule     minuscular


 

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