English word minimum comes from Latin minimus (Least, smallest.)

Dictionary entry | Language | Definition |
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minimus | Latin (lat) | Least, smallest. |

minimum | Latin (lat) | |

minimum | English (eng) | To the lowest degree. (analysis) A lower bound of a set which is also an element of that set.. (astronomy) A period of minimum brightness or energy intensity (of a star).. (statistics) The smallest member of a batch or sample or the lower bound of a probability distribution.. The lowest limit.. The smallest amount. |