opisthograph

opisthograph
/euh pis"theuh graf', -grahf'/, n.
a manuscript, parchment, or book having writing on both sides of the leaves. Cf. anopisthograph.
[1615-25; < L opisthographus < Gk opisthógraphos; see OPISTHO-, -GRAPH]

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