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sextodecimo

[sek-stoh-des-uh-moh] /ˌsɛk stoʊˈdɛs əˌmoʊ/ Printing.
noun, plural sextodecimos.
1.
sixteenmo (def 1).
adjective
2.
sixteenmo (def 3).
Origin of sextodecimo
1680-1690
1680-90; < Latin sextōdecimō, ablative singular of sextusdecimus sixteenth
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  • Other sizes occasionally used are called “sixteenmo” or “sextodecimo,” “eighteenmo” or “octodecimo,” etc.

    The Story of Books Gertrude Burford Rawlings
British Dictionary definitions for sextodecimo

sextodecimo

/ˌsɛkstəʊˈdɛsɪˌməʊ/
noun (pl) -mos
1.
(bookbinding) another word for sixteenmo
Word Origin
C17: from Latin sextusdecimus sixteenth
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