orihon

[ awr-ee-hon, ohr- ]
/ ˈɔr iˌhɒn, ˈoʊr- /
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noun

a manuscript scroll having columns running across the width, folded in accordion fashion along the separating margins.
a book consisting of leaves, printed on one side only, uncut at the fore edge.

Nearby words

  1. originate,
  2. origination,
  3. origination fee,
  4. originative,
  5. originator,
  6. orihou,
  7. orillia,
  8. orinasal,
  9. orinda,
  10. orinoco

Origin of orihon

1905–10; < Japanese, equivalent to ori fold + hon book (< fon < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese běn)

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