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quinternion

[kwin-tur-nee-uh n] /kwɪnˈtɜr ni ən/
noun, Bookbinding.
1.
five gathered sheets folded in two for binding together.
Origin of quinternion
1645-1655
1645-55; quint- five (< Latin quintus fifth) + -ternion (extracted from quaternion)
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