accession number

noun

Definition of accession number

: a number assigned to an acquisition (as a library book) indicating the order of its receipt

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First Known Use of accession number

1852, in the meaning defined above

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“Accession number.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accession%20number. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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