noun oc·ta·vo \äk-ˈtā-(ˌ)vō, -ˈtä-\

Definition of octavo



  1. :  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

First Known Use: 1582

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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of octavo

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