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Meaning of OCTODECIMO

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Oc`todec"i*mo\, a. [L. octodecim eighteen. See
    {Octavo}, {Decimal}, and {-mo}.]
    Having eighteen leaves to a sheet; as, an octodecimo form,
    book, leaf, size, etc.
    
    
  2. \Oc`to*dec"i*mo\, n.; pl. {Octodecimos}.
    A book composed of sheets each of which is folded into
    eighteen leaves; hence; indicating more or less definitely a
    size of book, whose sheets are so folded; -- usually written
    18mo or 18[deg], and called eighteenmo.
    
    
 

 

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