orihon

orihon

[awr-ee-hon, ohr-]
noun
1.
a manuscript scroll having columns running across the width, folded in accordion fashion along the separating margins.
2.
a book consisting of leaves, printed on one side only, uncut at the fore edge.

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

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