Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A suffix added to the names of certain numerals or to the numerals themselves, to indicate the number of leaves made by folding a sheet of paper. It is taken from the Latin forms similarly used; A small circle, placed after the number and near its top, is often used for -mo; as, 16°, 18°, etc.

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  • suffix paper, printing Used to form page and book sizes.

Etymologies

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From Latin ending and apparent suffix of cardinal numbers.

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