Meaning of MINOR in English

MINOR

n.

Function: noun

Date: 1612

1 : a person who has not attained majority

2 : a minor musical interval, scale, key, or mode

3 a : a minor academic subject b : a student taking a specified minor

4 : a determinant or matrix obtained from a given determinant or matrix by eliminating the row and column in which a given element lies

5 plural : minor league baseball ― used with the

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.