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Meaning of QUARTO

Pronunciation:  'kwortow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper twice to form four leaves
 

QUARTO is a 6 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: 4to
 
 See Also: size

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Quar"to\, a. [L. in quarto in fourth, from quartus the
    fourth: cf. F. (in) quarto. See {Quart}.]
    Having four leaves to the sheet; of the form or size of a
    quarto.
    
    
  2. \Quar"to\, n.; pl. {Quartos}.
    Originally, a book of the size of the fourth of sheet of
    printing paper; a size leaves; in present usage, a book of a
    square or nearly square form, and usually of large size.
    
    
 

 

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