Meaning of Elzevir
Pronunciation: (el'zu-vēr", -vur, -su-), [key]
- c1540–1617, Dutch printer: founder of a printing firm at Leyden (1591?) that was operated by his descendants through the 18th century.
- a book produced by this printing house.
- a style of printing type with firm hairlines and stubby serifs.
- of or pertaining to the Elzevir family or the books it published.
- indicating the type originated by this family.