noun, plural rec·tos. Printing.
- a right-hand page of an open book or manuscript; the front of a leaf (opposed to verso).
noun plural -tos
- the front of a sheet of printed paper
- the right-hand pages of a book, bearing the odd numbersCompare verso (def. 1b)
“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)).