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quarto

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noun quar·to \ˈkwȯr-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of quarto

plural

quartos

  1. 1 :  the size of a piece of paper cut four from a sheet; also :  paper or a page of this size

  2. 2 :  a book printed on quarto pages



Origin and Etymology of quarto

Latin, abl. of quartus fourth


First Known Use: 1589


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