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sextern

[sek-stern] /ˈsɛk stərn/
noun, Bookbinding.
1.
six gathered sheets folded in two for binding together.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Medieval Latin sexternum, equivalent to Latin sex six + -ternum, as in Vulgar Latin *quaternum (see quire1)
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