octavo

noun oc·ta·vo \ äk-ˈtā-(ˌ)vō , -ˈtä- \

Definition of octavo

plural octavos
: the size of a piece of paper cut eight from a sheet; also : a book, a page, or paper of this size

Origin and Etymology of octavo

Latin, ablative of octavus eighth


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