orihon

noun
ori·​hon | \ ˈȯrēˌhän \
plural -s

Definition of orihon

: a strip of paper, papyrus, or vellum that is accordion-folded so as to divide the writing or printing which appears on one side into pages or columns and that sometimes has laced-on covers

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History and Etymology for orihon

Japanese, probably from ori fold + hon book, volume

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“Orihon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orihon. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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