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minaret a tall, thin tower on a mosque. A minaret has a platform near the top from which a person calls Muslims to prayer.
mince to cut into very small, fine pieces.
mincemeat a mixture of chopped apples, raisins, currants, orange peel, and sometimes meat, that is used as a filling for pies.
mind the part of a person that thinks, understands, remembers, directs, and feels. [6 definitions]
mind one's p's and q's to be careful of what one does and says.
mine1 the one or ones that belong to me, are done by me, or have to do with me.
mine2 a deep hole or area of holes made in the earth. Minerals such as gold, coal, or precious stones are dug out of mines. [5 definitions]
miner a person whose job is to obtain coal or other minerals from a mine.
mineral a substance formed in the earth that is not of an animal or a plant. [2 definitions]
Minerva the goddess of wisdom and art in Roman myth. In Greek myth, Minerva is called Athena.
mingle to come together or join with other people. [2 definitions]
miniature A miniature is something that is exactly like something else but much smaller in size. [2 definitions]
minimize to make as small as possible. [2 definitions]
minimum the smallest or least possible amount, degree, or number. [3 definitions]
mining the act or business of digging up coal, ore, or other minerals in a mine.
minister a person authorized to perform or help at the religious services of some religions. [4 definitions]
mink a small mammal with dark brown fur, a long body, short legs, and a bushy tail. Mink live near water, where they hunt water animals. One kind of mink lives in Europe and Asia; another kind lives in North America. Mink are closely related to polecats, ferrets, and other weasels. [2 definitions]
Minnesota a state in the midwestern United States. Its capital is St. Paul. (abbreviated: MN)
minnow a small fish that lives in fresh water.
minor less important or serious than others of the same kind. [3 definitions]
minority a part or amount that is less than half the total. [2 definitions]