From latin minĭmus ("tiny"), mini is an element which is composed the words referring to what is small, short or brief. This means that the terms that begin with the "mini" element evoke something with these characteristics.
Examples: "actress has surprised viewers with a mini-skirt that leaves little to the imagination', 'I have not yet had lunch, I just ate a mini-aperitif to fool the stomach,'"Jean gave me a mini-cupboard to store my collection of bottles.
Therefore, the "mini" prefix can be used to precede any qualified as small name, reason for which the term "miniature" begins precisely with this prefix. Thus, a small oven is a mini-oven and a small ball, a mini-balle: "my niece is having fun with his mini-oven that offered him his dad", "can we play football in the living room? '' We have a balls that don't break anything. "
The Mini, on the other hand, was a small, cheap car manufactured by British Motor Company and its successor between 1959 and 2000. In 2001, the model was replaced by the MINI, also called MINI Cooper.
Minitoy poodle the poodle is a breed of dog that is characterized by its small size. It appeared in the 15th century as an animal of the nobility and aristocracy and, now, became one of the most popular breeds in large cities.