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Meaning of DUODECIMO

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Du`o*dec"i*mo\, a. [L. in duodecimo in twelfth, fr.
    duodecimus twelfth, fr. duodecim twelve. See {Dozen}.]
    Having twelve leaves to a sheet; as, a duodecimo from, book,
    leaf, size, etc.
    
    
  2. \Du*o*dec"i*mo\, n.; pl. {Duodecimos}.
    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[deg].
    
    
 

 

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