verso

noun
ver·​so | \ˈvər-(ˌ)sō \
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

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Don’t miss the cheeky verso of a double-sided painting of an angelic nun at prayer. Cate Mcquaid, BostonGlobe.com, "MFA’s ‘Casanova’ a voluptuous look at a notorious voluptuary," 6 July 2018

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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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