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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.

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Origin of orihon

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