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Grolier

[groh-lee-er; French graw-lyey] /ˈgroʊ li ər; French grɔˈlyeɪ/
adjective
1.
pertaining to a decorative design (Grolier design) in bookbinding, consisting of bands interlaced in geometric forms.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; named after J. Grolier de Servières
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Grolier

/ˈɡrəʊlɪə; French ɡrɔlje/
adjective
1.
relating to or denoting a decorative style of bookbinding using interlaced leather straps, gilded ornamental scrolls, etc
Word Origin
C19: named after Jean Grolier de Servières (1479–1565), French bibliophile
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