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n. pl. ver·sos
1. A left-hand page of a book or the reverse side of a leaf, as opposed to the recto.
2. The back of a coin or medal.

[New Latin versō (foliō), (with the page) turned, verso, from Latin versō, ablative of versus, past participle of vertere, to turn; see version.]


n, pl -sos
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding)
a. the back of a sheet of printed paper
b. Also called: reverso the left-hand pages of a book, bearing the even numbers. Compare recto
2. the side of a coin opposite to the obverse; reverse
[C19: from the New Latin phrase versō foliō the leaf having been turned, from Latin vertere to turn + folium a leaf]


(ˈvɜr soʊ)

n., pl. -sos.
a left-hand page of an open book or manuscript (opposed to recto).
[1830–40; short for Latin in versō foliō on the turned leaf]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.verso - left-hand page
page - one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
recto - right-hand page
2.verso - the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design
side - an extended outer surface of an object; "he turned the box over to examine the bottom side"; "they painted all four sides of the house"
tail - (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money


[ˈvɜːsəʊ] N [of page] → dorso m (Tech) → verso m; [of coin] → reverso m


nRückseite f; (of book also)Verso nt (spec); (of coin also)Revers m (spec)