opuscule

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o·pus·cule

 (ō-pŭs′kyo͞ol)
n.
A small, minor work.

[Latin opusculum, diminutive of opus, work; see opus.]
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opuscule

(ɒˈpʌskjuːl)
n
(Art Terms) rare a small or insignificant artistic work
[C17: via French from Latin opusculum, from opus work]
oˈpuscular adj
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opuscule

- A diminutive of opus, meaning a minor or small work, literary or musical.
See also related terms for literary.
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le Chevalier de dated August 15, 1811 and published as " Lettres et Opuscules Inedits ".
(52) Blaise Pascal, Pensees, opuscules et lettres (Paris: Classiques Gamier, 2011), ed.
Pascal B (1947) Penseesprecedees desprincipaux opuscules. Paris: Editions de la Bonne Compagnie.
975-1025) is a concise propaedeutic work, and scholars count it as one among a number of opuscules that may authentically be attributed to him.
lxxii-lxxv; Chronique de Robert de Torigni, Abbe du Mont-Saint-Michel suivie de divers Opuscules Historiques, ed.
COGNET, L., <<Les Provinciales et l'histoire>>, en PASCAL, B., Les Provinciales, Pensees et opuscules divers, FERREYROLLES, G.
Poco tiempo despues, en 1773, realizo su primera publicacion, "Opuscules Physiques et Chimiques".