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n. pl. rec·tos
A right-hand page of a book or the front side of a leaf, on the other side of the verso.
[From Latin (foliō) rēctō, (the leaf) being right, ablative of rēctus, straight, right; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, pl -tos
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the front of a sheet of printed paper
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the right-hand pages of a book, bearing the odd numbers. Compare verso1b
[C19: from Latin rectus right, in rectō foliō on the right-hand page]
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n., pl. -tos.
a right-hand page of an open book or manuscript; the front of a leaf (opposed to verso).
[1815–25; < Late Latin rēctō (foliō) on the right-hand (leaf or page), abl. of Latin rēctus right]
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