ver·​so | \ ˈvər-(ˌ)sō How to pronounce verso (audio) \
plural versos

Definition of verso

1 : the side of a leaf (as of a manuscript) that is to be read second
2 : a left-hand page — compare recto

Examples of verso in a Sentence

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First Known Use of verso

1839, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for verso

New Latin verso (folio) the page being turned

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The first known use of verso was in 1839

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“Verso.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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