'Picayune' definitions:

Definition of 'picayune'

(from WordNet)
adjective
(informal) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction" [syn: fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivial]

Definition of 'Picayune'

From: GCIDE
  • Picayune \Pic`a*yune"\, n. [From the language of the Caribs.] A small coin of the value of six and a quarter cents. See Fippenny bit. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

Synonyms of 'picayune'

From: Moby Thesaurus

Picayune, MS -- U.S. city in Mississippi

From: Gazetteer 2000
Name :
Picayune, MS -- U.S. city in Mississippi
Population (2000) :
10535
Housing Units (2000) :
4568
Land area (2000) :
11.763019 sq. miles (30.466079 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
0.040986 sq. miles (0.106154 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
11.804005 sq. miles (30.572233 sq. km)
FIPS code :
57160
Located within :
Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
Location :
30.528089 N, 89.680182 W
ZIP Codes (1990) :
39466
Note :
some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.

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