Etymology
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minutes (n.)

"written record of proceedings at a meeting of a corporation, society, etc., made by its secretary or other recording officer," c. 1710, plural of minute "summary or draft of a document or letter," which is is attested from mid-15c. Perhaps from Latin minuta scriptura "rough notes," literally "small writing" (see minute (adj.)), on the notion of "a rough copy in small writing."

updated on January 27, 2019

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Definitions of minutes from WordNet

minutes (n.)
a written account of what transpired at a meeting;
Synonyms: proceedings / transactions
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