minette

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

minette ‎(plural minettes)

  1. (dated) The smallest of regular sizes of portrait photographs.
    • 1893, Columbian Exposition Dedication Ceremonies Memorial
      The title page bears a minette portrait of the Duke being crowned by the hand of an ideal figure of Chicago, and below are the coat-of-arms and motto of the Duke's house.
    • 1981, Lou W. McCulloch, Card Photographs: A Guide to Their History and Value (page 161)
      [] there were hundreds of other sizes of photographic prints ranging from a minette novelty to mammoth views.
  2. (mineralogy) A mineral deposit consisting of iron ore of sedimentary origin, found in the south of Luxembourg and in Lorraine.
    • 1977, Navajo Kimberlites and Minettes
      The minettes of Buell Mountain are felsic, and many contain ground-mass quartz.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

feminine equivalent of minet.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

minette f ‎(plural minettes)

  1. (female) kitten
  2. (female) puss, pussycat
  3. (colloquial) cool chick, very young girl
    • 1995, Jean-Claude Izzo, Total Khéops:
      Malgré ses quarante ans, elle pouvait sans honte s'aligner devant des flopées de minettes.
  4. (slang) muff diving, cunnilingus
  5. kind of iron mineral

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Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: minetten ‎(cunnilingus) (Flemish and Limburgish)
  • Russian: мине́т ‎(minét, blowjob)
  • Polish: mineta ‎(cunnilingus)
  • Portuguese: minete ‎(cunnilingus)

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