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mi·nus / ˈmīnəs/ • prep. 1. with the subtraction of: what's ninety-three minus seven? ∎ inf. lacking; deprived of: he was minus a finger on each hand. 2. (of temperature) below zero: minus 10° Fahrenheit. • adj. 1. (before a number) below zero; negative: minus five. 2. (after a grade) slightly worse than: my lowest grade was a B minus. 3. having a negative electric charge. • n. 1. short for minus sign. ∎  a mathematical operation of subtraction. 2. a disadvantage: for every plus with this equipment there can be a minus.

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minus with the deduction of XV; verbal rendering of the sign — XVI; (electr.) negative(ly) XVIII. — L. ‘less’, n. of minor (see MINOR) used as adv.

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minus •pandanus •badness, madness, sadness •Magnus • aptness •fatness, patness •redness • wetness •anus, Coriolanus, heinous, Janus, Punta Arenas, Silvanusgenus, intravenous, Maecenas, Malvinas, Salinas, venous, Venus •Cygnus • proteinous • ruinous •libidinous •multitudinous, platitudinous, pulchritudinous, vicissitudinous •cartilaginous, farraginous, oleaginous •fuliginous, indigenous, oxygenous, polygynous, rubiginous, vertiginous •androgynous, autogenous, endogenous, erogenous, exogenous, homogenous, hydrogenous, misogynous •ferruginous • ominous •bituminous, leguminous, luminous, numinous, voluminous •conterminous, coterminous, terminus, verminous •larcenous • gelatinous • cretinous •mountainous •glutinous, mutinous •resinous •Aquinas, Delphinus, echinus, Linus, Longinus, minus, Plotinus, sinus, vinous •oddness • wanness • hotness •Faunus, rawness •Kaunas •bonus, Cronus, Jonas, lowness, onus, Tithonus •oldness •newness, twoness •fulness •alumnus, rumness •oneness • Oceanus • Eridanus •diaphanous • polyphonous •cacophonous, homophonous •porcellanous • villainous •membranous • tyrannous •synchronous • Uranus • tetanus •monotonous • gluttonous •cavernous, ravenous •treasonous • poisonous • Avernus

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