Dec`i*mo*sex"to (?), n. [Prop., in sixteenth; fr. L. decimus tenth + sextus sixth.]

A book consisting of sheets, each of which is folded into sixteen leaves; hence, indicating, more or less definitely, a size of book; -- usually written 16mo or 16°.

 

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Dec`i*mo*sex"to, a.

Having sixteen leaves to a sheet; as, a decimosexto form, book, leaf, size.

 

© Webster 1913.

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