irregular formed on Latin minuĕre to lessen + -ate
– “The sole dissent about its composition, is in the tincture of the silk, and the weight of Musk, which some augment, others minuate“
From: A Medicinal Dispensatory: Containing the Whole Body of Physick:
Composed By The Illustrious Renodaeus,
Englished and Revised by Richard Tomlinson, of London, Apothecary, 1657
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