Elsevier

[ el-zuh-veer, -ver, -suh- ]
/ ˈɛl zəˌvɪər, -vər, -sə- /
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noun, adjective

Definition for elsevier (2 of 2)

Elzevir

or El·se·vier, El·ze·vier

[ el-zuh-veer, -ver, -suh- ]
/ ˈɛl zəˌvɪər, -vər, -sə- /

noun

Louis,c1540–1617, Dutch printer: founder of a printing firm at Leyden (1591?) that was operated by his descendants through the 18th century.
a book produced by this printing house.
a style of printing type with firm hairlines and stubby serifs.

adjective

of or relating to the Elzevir family or the books it published.
indicating the type originated by this family.
Related formsEl·ze·vir·i·an, adjective
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