Share this entry

Share this page


Syllabification: sex·to·dec·i·mo
Pronunciation: /ˌsekstəˈdesəmō
(abbreviation: 16mo)

Definition of sextodecimo in English:

noun (plural sextodecimos)

1A size of book page that results from folding each printed sheet into sixteen leaves (thirty-two pages).
1.1A sextodecimo book.


late 17th century: from Latin sexto decimo, ablative of sextus decimus 'sixteenth'.

Words that rhyme with sextodecimo

duodecimo, octodecimo

Definition of sextodecimo in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day libretto
Pronunciation: lɪˈbrɛtəʊ
the text of an opera…