noun rec·to \ˈrek-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of recto



  1. 1 :  the side of a leaf (as of a manuscript) that is to be read first

  2. 2 :  a right-hand page — compare verso

Origin and Etymology of recto

New Latin recto (folio) on the right-hand leaf

First Known Use: 1810

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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of recto

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