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folio

[ foh-lee-oh ]
/ ˈfoʊ liˌoʊ /
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noun, plural fo·li·os.

adjective

pertaining to or having the format of a folio: a folio volume.

verb (used with object), fo·li·oed, fo·li·o·ing.

to number each leaf or page of.
Law. to mark each folio in (a pleading or the like) with the proper number.

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Origin of folio

1525–35; <Latin foliō (originally in phrase in foliō in a leaf, sheet), ablative of foliumfolium
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British Dictionary definitions for folio

folio
/ (ˈfəʊlɪəʊ) /

noun plural -lios

adjective

relating to or having the format of a folioa folio edition

verb -lios, -lioing or -lioed

(tr) to number the leaves of (a book) consecutively

Word Origin for folio

C16: from Latin phrase in foliō in a leaf, from folium leaf
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