eightvo vs octavo what difference

what is difference between eightvo and octavo

English

Noun

eightvo (plural not attested)

  1. (printing) octavo


English

Etymology

From Latin.

Noun

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. It is made by folding the original sheet three times to produce eight leaves.
  2. (printing) A book of octavo pages.

Synonyms

  • (paper size): , 8vo
  • (book size): , 8vo, O

Translations

See also

  • foolscap
  • A3
  • A4

Latin

Numeral

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

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin octāvus. Compare the inherited form ochavo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /okˈtabo/, [okˈt̪a.β̞o]

Adjective

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

  1. eighth

Noun

octavo m (plural octavos)

  1. eighth

Related terms

  • ocho

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