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book·plate

 (bo͝ok′plāt′)
n.
A label bearing the owner's name or other identification that is pasted usually on the inside cover of a book. Also called ex libris.

bookplate

(ˈbʊkˌpleɪt)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a label bearing the owner's name and an individual design or coat of arms, pasted into a book

book•plate

(ˈbʊkˌpleɪt)

n.
a label bearing the owner's name and often a design, for pasting on the front endpaper of a book.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bookplate - a label identifying the owner of a book in which it is pastedbookplate - a label identifying the owner of a book in which it is pasted
gummed label, paster, sticker - an adhesive label
Translations

bookplate

[ˈbʊkpleɪt] Nex libris m

bookplate

[ˈbʊkˌpleɪt] nex libris m inv
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