What does Bodoni mean?

Bodoni meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1880, typeface based on that used by celebrated Italian printer Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813) of Parma. The modern variety of this name is a composite of his numerous types.

Bodoni meaning in General Dictionary

Italian printer which designed the Bodoni font (1740-1813)

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  • a typeface (predicated on a 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular form and hairline serifs and hefty downstrokes