brevier

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from being originally used in printing a breviary.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brevier (uncountable)

  1. (typography, dated) A size of type between bourgeois and minion.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brevier n (plural brevieren, diminutive breviertje n)

  1. breviary

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

brevier

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of breviō
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 03:11