minikin

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min·i·kin

 (mĭn′ĭ-kĭn) Archaic
n.
A very small delicate creature.
adj.
1. Very small.
2. Trivial; petty.

[Obsolete Dutch minneken, darling, from Middle Dutch, diminutive of minne, love; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

minikin

(ˈmɪnɪkɪn)
n
a small, dainty, or affected person or thing
adj
dainty, prim, or affected
[C16: from Dutch minneken, diminutive of minne love]