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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Origin and Etymology of orihon
Japanese, probably from ori fold + hon book, volume
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