majuscular


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ma·jus·cule

 (mə-jŭs′kyo͞ol, măj′ə-skyo͞ol′)
n.
A large letter, either capital or uncial, used in writing or printing.

[French, from Latin māiusculus, somewhat larger, diminutive of māior, greater; see meg- in Indo-European roots.]

ma·jus′cule, ma·jus′cu·lar (mə-jŭs′kyə-lər) adj.
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Adj.1.majuscular - of the nature of a majuscule or written in majuscules
majuscule - of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries
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