octavo

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

octavo (plural octavos)

  1. (paper, printing) A sheet of paper 7 to 10 inches (= 17,78 to 25,4 cm) high and 4.5 to 6 inches (= 11,43 to 15,24 cm) wide, the size varying with the large original sheet used to create it. Made by folding the original sheet three times to produce eight leaves.
  2. (printing) A book of octavo pages.

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English paper and book sizes
Latin folio quarto sexto octavo duodecimo sextodecimo octodecimo vicesimo-quarto trigesimo-secundo quadragesimo-octavo sexagesimo-quarto
ALA F Q   O D S T   Tt Fe Sf
ht. (cm) > 30 25-30 25-30 20-25 17.5-20 15-17.5 12.5-15 12.5-15 10-12.5 7.5-10 < 7.5
printers' folio quarto sixmo octavo twelvemo sixteenmo eighteenmo twenty-fourmo thirty-twomo forty-eightmo sixty-fourmo
abbrev. fo or f 4to 6to or 6mo 8vo 12mo 16mo 18mo 24mo 32mo 48mo 64mo
abbrev. 12º 16º 18º 24º 32º 48º 64º
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Latin[edit]

Numeral[edit]

octāvō

  1. dative masculine singular of octāvus
  2. dative neuter singular of octāvus
  3. ablative masculine singular of octāvus
  4. ablative neuter singular of octāvus

Spanish[edit]

Spanish ordinal numbers
 <  7.º 8.º 9.º  > 
    Cardinal : ocho
    Ordinal : octavo

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin octāvus. Compare the form ochavo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oɡˈtabo/, [oɣˈt̪aβo]

Adjective[edit]

octavo (feminine singular octava, masculine plural octavos, feminine plural octavas)

  1. eighth

Noun[edit]

octavo m (plural octavos)

  1. eighth

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