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recto


noun, plural rec·tos. Printing.

  1. a right-hand page of an open book or manuscript; the front of a leaf (opposed to verso).

noun plural -tos

  1. the front of a sheet of printed paper
  2. the right-hand pages of a book, bearing the odd numbersCompare verso (def. 1b)
n.

“right-hand page in an open book” (opposed to verso or reverso), 1824, from Latin recto (in recto folio), ablative of rectum “right,” (see right (adj.1)).

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