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accession number

noun
1.
the individual number or serial designation identifying specifically any of the items, as books or records, acquired by a library, collection, or the like.
Compare serial number.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for accession-number

accession number

noun
1.
(library science) the number given to record a new addition to a collection
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