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twentymo

[ twen-tee-moh, twuhn- ]
/ ˈtwɛn tiˌmoʊ, ˈtwʌn- /
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noun, plural twen·ty·mos.
a book size of about 3 × 5 inches (8 × 12 centimeters), determined by printing on sheets folded to form 20 leaves or 40 pages.
a book of this size. Symbols: 20mo, 20°
adjective
in twentymo.
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Also called vigesimo.

Origin of twentymo

First recorded in 1835–45; twenty + -mo
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