Definition of sextodecimo in English:

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sextodecimo

Pronunciation: /ˌsɛkstə(ʊ)ˈdɛsɪməʊ/
(abbreviation 16mo)

noun (plural sextodecimos)

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

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with sextodecimo

duodecimo, octodecimo

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