Definition of Elzevir in US English:

Elzevir

proper noun

  • A family of Dutch printers. Fifteen members were active 1581–1712; Bonaventure (1583–1652) and Abraham (1592–1652) managed the firm in its prime.

Pronunciation

Elzevir

/ˈelzəˌvir//ˈɛlzəˌvɪr/