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quinternion

[ kwin-tur-nee-uhn ]
/ kwɪnˈtɜr ni ən /
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noun Bookbinding.
five gathered sheets folded in two for binding together.
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Origin of quinternion

1645–55; quint- five (<Latin quintusfifth) + -ternion (extracted from quaternion)
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