bembo

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Bembo (Italian ˈbɛmbo)
 
n
Pietro (ˈpjɛːtro). 1470--1547, Italian scholar, poet, and cardinal (1539). His treatise Prose della volgar lingua (1525) helped to establish a standard form of literary Italian

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Bembo2 (ˈbɛmbəʊ)
 
n
a style of type
 
[C20: named after Pietro Bembo (1470--1547), Italian scholar, poet, and cardinal, because the design of the typeface was based on one used for an edition of his tract De ætna by the printer Aldus Manutius]

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