Nonpareil (printing) - Encyclopedia




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NONPAREIL (Fr. non, and pareil, like, Lat. par), having no equal, unrivalled. Apart from its uses as a descriptive name for particularly fine kinds of fruit, &c., and of certain birds, moths and butterflies, the chief application of the word in English is, in printing, to a size of type between "emerald" and "ruby," in the United States of America between "minion" and "agate" (see Typography).

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