Verso meaning

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A left-hand page of a book or the reverse side of a leaf, as opposed to the recto.
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The back of a coin or medal.
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Any left-hand page of a book.
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The back of a leaf.
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The back side of a flat object which is to be examined visually, as for reading, such as a sheet or a leaf or a coin or a medal.
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(printing) The left-hand page of a book of a script which reads from left to right, usually having an even page number.
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Origin of verso

  • New Latin versō (foliō) (with the page) turned, verso from Latin versō ablative of versus past participle of vertere to turn version

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin in versō foliō (“on the turned leaf, on the turned page"), the ablative of the Latin versus (“turned, changed") from the perfect passive participle of vertō (“turn"). Compare rÄ“ctus (“right").

    From Wiktionary