recto


rec·to

noun \ˈrek-(ˌ)tō\
plural rectos

Definition of RECTO

1
:  the side of a leaf (as of a manuscript) that is to be read first
2
:  a right-hand page — compare verso

Origin of RECTO

New Latin recto (folio) on the right-hand leaf
First Known Use: 1810

Other Printing Terms

epigraph, errata, leader, mechanical, notch, tittle, underscore, widow

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