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[el-zuh-veer, -ver, -suh-]
noun, adjective
  1. Elzevir.
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or El·se·vier, El·ze·vier

[el-zuh-veer, -ver, -suh-]
  1. Louis,c1540–1617, Dutch printer: founder of a printing firm at Leyden (1591?) that was operated by his descendants through the 18th century.
  2. a book produced by this printing house.
  3. a style of printing type with firm hairlines and stubby serifs.
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  1. of or relating to the Elzevir family or the books it published.
  2. indicating the type originated by this family.
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Related formsEl·ze·vir·i·an, adjective
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