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thirty-twomo

[ thur-tee-too-moh ]

noun

, plural thir·ty-two·mos.
  1. a book size of about 3¼ × 5½ inches (8.3 × 14 centimeters), determined by printing on sheets that are folded to form 32 leaves or 64 pages. : 32mo, 32°
  2. a book of this size.


adjective

  1. printed, folded, or bound as a thirty-twomo.

thirty-twomo

/ ˌθɜːtɪˈtuːməʊ /

noun

  1. a book size resulting from folding a sheet of paper into 32 leaves or 64 pages Often written32mo32°


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Word History and Origins

Origin of thirty-twomo1

First recorded in 1765–75; thirty-two + -mo

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