vigesimoquarto

vigesimo-quarto

[vahy-jes-uh-moh-kwawr-toh] Bookbinding.
noun, plural vigesimo-quartos, adjective

Origin:
1860–65

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twenty-fourmo

[twen-tee-fawr-moh, -fohr-, twuhn-]
noun, plural twenty-fourmos.
1.
a book size of about 3 5/8 × 5 1/8 inches (9 × 13 cm), determined by printing on sheets folded to form 24 leaves or 48 pages.
2.
a book of this size. Symbol: 24mo, 24°
adjective
3.
in twenty-fourmo.
Also called vigesimoquarto.


Origin:
1835–45; twenty-four + -mo

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