[ fawr-tee-eyt-moh ]
/ ˈfɔr tiˈeɪt moʊ /
noun, plural for·ty-eight·mos for 2.
a book size of about 2½ × 4 inches (6 × 10 cm), determined by printing on sheets folded to form 48 leaves or 96 pages. Abbreviation: 48mo, 48°
a book of this size.
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