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Bodoni

[buh-doh-nee; for 1 also Italian baw-daw-nee] /bəˈdoʊ ni; for 1 also Italian bɔˈdɔ ni/
noun
1.
Giambattista
[jahm-baht-tees-tah] /ˌdʒɑm bɑtˈtis tɑ/ (Show IPA),
1740–1813, Italian painter and printer.
2.
Printing. a style of type based on a design by G. Bodoni.
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Bodoni

/bəˈdəʊnɪ/
noun
1.
a style of type designed by the Italian printer Giambattista Bodoni (1740–1813)
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Word Origin and History for Bodoni

1880, typeface based on that used by celebrated Italian printer Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813) of Parma. The modern type of this name is a composite of his many forms.

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