colophon

noun col·o·phon \ ˈkä-lə-fən , -ˌfän \
Updated on: 29 Dec 2017

Definition of colophon

1 : an inscription at the end of a book or manuscript usually with facts about its production
2 : an identifying mark used by a printer or a publisher

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Origin and Etymology of colophon

Latin, from Greek kolophōn summit, finishing touch; perhaps akin to Latin culmen top — more at hill


Colophon

geographical name Col·o·phon \ ˈkä-lə-fən , -ˌfän \

Definition of Colophon

ancient city of western Asia Minor in Lydia

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