Definition of octodecimo in English:


Line breaks: octo|decimo
Pronunciation: /ˌɒktəʊˈdɛsɪməʊ

noun (plural octodecimos)

  • 1A size of book page resulting from folding each printed sheet into eighteen leaves (36 pages).
  • 1.1A book of octodecimo size.
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    • Rawles describes an octodecimo printed by Wechel and owned by a Scot.


mid 19th century: from Latin in octodecimo 'in an eighteenth', from octodecimus 'eighteenth'.

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