miniature

How to spell miniature in italian

In italian, the word miniature can be spelled:

  • n.
      1. A copy or model that represents or reproduces something in a greatly reduced size.
      2. Something small of its class.
      1. A small painting executed with great detail, often on a surface such as ivory or vellum.
      2. A small portrait, picture, or decorative letter on an illuminated manuscript.
      3. The art of painting miniatures.
    adj.

    Being on a small or greatly reduced scale. See synonyms at small.

    [Italian miniatura, illumination of manuscripts, small painting, from miniare, to illuminate, from Latin miniāre, to color red, from minium, red lead.]

    miniaturist min'i·a·tur'ist n.


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