noun, plural sex·to·dec·i·mos.


Origin of sextodecimo

1680–90; < Latin sextōdecimō, ablative singular of sextusdecimus sixteenth Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sextodecimo

Historical Examples of sextodecimo

  • Other sizes occasionally used are called “sixteenmo” or “sextodecimo,” “eighteenmo” or “octodecimo,” etc.

    The Story of Books

    Gertrude Burford Rawlings

British Dictionary definitions for sextodecimo


noun plural -mos

bookbinding another word for sixteenmo

Word Origin for sextodecimo

C17: from Latin sextusdecimus sixteenth
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