cicero

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Etymology[edit]

From its use in Pannartz and Sweynheim's 1467 Roman edition of Cicero's Epistulae ad Familiares ("Letters to My Friends").[1]

Noun[edit]

cicero (plural ciceros)

  1. (typography, Continental printing) The Continental equivalent of the English pica: a measure of 12 Didot points (4.51368 mm or about 0.178 in.) or a body of type in this size.

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  1. ^ Elsevier's Dictionary of the Printing and Allied Industries, "2827 cicero".