Definition of Duodecimo

1. a. Having twelve leaves to a sheet; as, a duodecimo from, book, leaf, size, etc.



2. n. A book consisting of sheets each of which is folded into twelve leaves; hence, indicating, more or less definitely, a size of a book; -- usually written 12mo or 12°.

Definition of Duodecimo

1. Noun. (context: paper printing) A size of paper, so called because it is originally made by folding and cutting a single sheet from a printing press into 12 leaves; (5 by 7¾ inches): 6.5 to 7.5 inches high, approximately 4.5 inches wide. ¹

2. Noun. A sheet or page of that size ¹

3. Noun. (printing) A book having pages of that size ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Duodecimo

1. [n -MOS]

Medical Definition of Duodecimo

1. Having twelve leaves to a sheet; as, a duodecimo from, book, leaf, size, etc. Origin: L. In duodecimo in twelfth, fr. Duodecimus twelfth, fr. Duodecim twelve. See Dozen. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duodecimo

duo
duo-
duobinary
duocrinin
duodecagon
duodecagons
duodecennial
duodecillion
duodecillions
duodecillionth
duodecimal
duodecimals
duodecimate
duodecimated
duodecimfid
duodecimo (current term)
duodecimos
duodecimvirate
duodecuple
duodena
duodenal
duodenal ampulla
duodenal atresia
duodenal bulb
duodenal cap
duodenal digestion
duodenal diverticulum
duodenal fistula
duodenal fossae
duodenal glands

Literary usage of Duodecimo

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1. A Dictionary of the Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature of Great Britain by Samuel Halkett, John Laing (1885)
"duodecimo. Pp. 179.* [Bodl.] At the end, there are several minor poems by the same ... duodecimo.* OPERA mineralia explicata : or, the mineral kingdom, ..."

2. A Critical Review of the Orthography of Dr. Webster's Series of Books for by Lyman Cobb (1831)
"Tlie contradictions in die orthography of the class of words which end hi ( or U, pointed out on page 11, remain the same in the duodecimo, except that he ..."

3. The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"duodecimo, containing sixty- it vea Pages I printed at. London, in 1699. THE PUBLISHER TO THE READER. "his piece, which I present to you, as appears from ..."

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