Definition of sexto in US English:

sexto

adjective

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  • Attributive Designating a size or shape of paper produced by folding the original printing sheet to form six leaves, a page of this size or shape, or a book composed of such pages.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Augustus De Morgan (1806–1871), mathematician and historian. From classical Latin sextō, ablative singular of sextus sixth.

Pronunciation

sexto

/ˈsɛkstəʊ/