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-mo

1.
a suffix occurring in a series of compounds that describe book sizes according to the number of leaves formed by the folding of a single sheet of paper:
sixteenmo.
Origin
combining form extracted from duodecimo
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-mo

suffix
1.
(in bookbinding) indicating book size by specifying the number of leaves formed by folding one sheet of paper 12mo, twelvemo, or duodecimo, 16mo or sixteenmo
Word Origin
abstracted from duodecimo
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