twentymo

[ twen-tee-moh, twuhn- ]
/ ˈtwɛn tiˌmoʊ, ˈtwʌn- /

noun, plural twen·ty·mos.

a book size of about 3 × 5 inches (8 × 12 cm), determined by printing on sheets folded to form 20 leaves or 40 pages.
a book of this size. Symbol: 20mo, 20°

adjective

in twentymo.

Origin of twentymo

First recorded in 1835–45; twenty + -mo
Also called vigesimo.
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