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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin rēctō foliō(on the right leaf, on the right page), the ablative of the Latin rēctus(right). Confer versus(turned).

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recto ‎(plural rectos)

  1. The front side of a flat object which is to be examined visually, as for reading, such as a sheet or a leaf or a coin or a medal.
  2. Therefore, (printing) the right-hand page of a book of a script which reads from left to right, usually having an odd page number.
  3. (law) A writ of right.

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  • (front side of a flat object): front

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recto m ‎(feminine singular recta, masculine plural rectos, feminine plural rectas, comparable) (European orthography)

  1. Alternative form of reto

NounEdit

recto m (plural rectos) (European orthography)

  1. Alternative form of reto

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowing from Latin rectus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós(straightened, right).

AdjectiveEdit

recto m ‎(feminine singular recta, masculine plural rectos, feminine plural rectas)

  1. straight (of a line, pipe, street, etc, never about sexuality.)
  2. honest, honorable, upright, righteous, just, fair
  3. literal (of a meaning)
  4. (geometry) right (of an angle, etc)
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from Latin rectum (intestinum).

 
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NounEdit

recto m ‎(plural rectos)

  1. (anatomy) rectum
  2. (anatomy) rectus

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