thirty twomo

thirty-twomo

[thur-tee-too-moh]
noun, plural thirty-twomos.
1.
a book size of about 3¼ × 5½ inches (8.3 × 14 cm), determined by printing on sheets that are folded to form 32 leaves or 64 pages. Symbol: 32mo, 32°
2.
a book of this size.
adjective
3.
printed, folded, or bound as a thirty-twomo.

Origin:
1765–75; thirty-two + -mo

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thirty-twomo (ˌθɜːtɪˈtuːməʊ)
 
n , pl -mos
32mo, Often written: 32° a book size resulting from folding a sheet of paper into 32 leaves or 64 pages

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