colophon

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noun col·o·phon \ ˈkä-lə-fən , -ˌfän \

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

Origin and Etymology of colophon

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


Colophon

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

Definition of Colophon

ancient city of western Asia Minor in Lydia

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