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oc•ta•vo



Pronunciation: (ok-tā'vō, -tä'-), [key]
n., pl. -vos for 2,
adj.


n.
1. a book size of about 6 × 9 in. (16 × 23 cm), determined by printing on sheets folded to form 8 leaves or 16 pages. Symbol: 8vo, 8°
2. a book of this size.

adj.
in octavo.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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