- any left-hand page of a book
- the back of a leaf
Origin: ModL (folio) verso (the leaf) being turned from L, ablative of versus: see verse
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noun pl. ver·sos
- A left-hand page of a book or the reverse side of a leaf, as opposed to the recto.
- The back of a coin or medal.
Origin: New Latin versō (foliō), (with the page) turned, verso, from Latin versō, ablative of versus, past participle of vertere, to turn; see Version .