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English definition of “minim”

minim

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɪn.ɪm/ UK specialized (US usually half note) us  
a musical note with a time value equal to two crochets or half a semibreveBeats or lengths of musical notes
(Definition of minim from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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