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

noun, adjective

Definition for elsevier (2 of 2)


or El·se·vier, El·ze·vier

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


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.


of or relating to the Elzevir family or the books it published.
indicating the type originated by this family.

Related forms

El·ze·vir·i·an, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for elsevier