noun, plural rec·tos. Printing.
Origin of recto
Examples from the Web for recto
A good test is to turn to the engraved genealogical tree on the recto of leaf Cc6.The Book-Hunter at Home|P. B. M. Allan
Instead, it labeled the recto (odd) pages of the first few leaves of each 8-page signature.The Path-Way to Knowledg|Robert Record
Concluding with a part of a page of 'Faults escaped' on the recto of last leaf.
(folio 11 recto) The socket of the eye is not over-depressed, for it has to receive the images (spetie) of visible things.
The text ends on the recto of l 6, the last page being blank.Game and Playe of the Chesse|Caxton
British Dictionary definitions for recto
noun plural -tos
Word Origin for recto
Word Origin and History for recto
"right-hand page in an open book" (opposed to verso or reverso), 1824, from Latin recto (in recto folio), ablative of rectum "right," (see right (adj.1)).