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folio

noun fo·lio \ ˈfō-lē-ˌō \

Definition of folio

plural folios
1 a :a leaf especially of a manuscript or book
b :a leaf number
c :a page number
d :an identifying reference in accounting used in posting
2 a :a sheet of paper folded once
b :a case or folder for loose papers
3 a :the size of a piece of paper cut two from a sheet; also :paper or a page of this size
b :a book printed on folio pages
c :a book of the largest size
4 :a certain number of words taken as a unit or division in a document for purposes of measurement or reference

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Origin and Etymology of folio

Middle English, from Latin, ablative of folium

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folio

verb

Definition of folio

transitive verb
:to put a serial number on each leaf or page of

First Known Use of folio

1858


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folio

noun fo·lio \ ˈfō-lē-ˌō \

legal Definition of folio

:a certain number of words taken as a unit or division in a document for purposes of measurement or reference
Note: A folio by statutory provision generally consists of 100 words.


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