- any right-hand page of a book
- the front side of a leaf
Origin of rectofrom Modern Latin (folio) recto, on the right side of (a leaf) from L, ablative of rectus: see recti-
rectum, rectum and: rectocele
also, before a vowel, rect-
Origin of recto-from Classical Latin rectum: see rectum
A right-hand page of a book or the front side of a leaf, on the other side of the verso.
Origin of rectoFrom Latin (foliō) rēctō (the leaf) being right ablative of rēctus straight, right ; see reg- in Indo-European roots.