noun, plural du·o·dec·i·mos.
- duodenal ampulla,
- duodenal cap,
- duodenal fossa,
- duodenal gland
Origin of duodecimo
Examples from the Web for duodecimo
The appearance of his first duodecimo, according to Williams, thereby took on something of the character of a national event.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
The present edition is in a duodecimo, instead of an octavo form, and is sold at a less price than the previous ones.
Mr. Longworth informs me the work will be published early in February in two duodecimo volumes.The Poems of Philip Freneau, Volume I (of III)|Philip Freneau
It was in the duodecimo form, and consisted of about three hundred pages.
His only separate publication, a duodecimo volume of "Poems," appeared in 1855, and has been favourably received.
noun plural -mos
Word Origin for duodecimo
1650s, from Latin in duodecimo (folded) "in a twelfth" of a sheet, from ablative of duodecimus "twelfth," from duodecim (see dozen). Often abbreviated 12mo.; a book in which each page is the twelfth part of the printer's sheet.