from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A publisher that publishes a book at the expense of the author.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A book publisher that lets the author pay the expenses of publishing up front, leaving the risk of financial failure with the author.


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