Origin of sextodecimofrom Classical Latin (in) sextodecimo, (in) sixteen, ablative of sextusdecimus, sixteenth
- The page size of a book composed of printer's sheets folded into 16 leaves or 32 pages.
- A book composed of sextodecimo pages. Also called In both senses also called sixteenmo .
Origin of sextodecimoLatin sextōdecimō ablative of sextusdecimus one sixteenth sextus sixth ; see s(w)eks in Indo-European roots. decimus tenth ( from decem ten ; see dek&mlowring; in Indo-European roots.)
- (paper, printing) A size of a sheet of paper resulting from folding and cutting a sheet of paper into sixteenths (3.25"-5" x 5"-6.25").
- (printing) A book consisting of pages of that size.