/awr"ee hon', ohr"-/, n.
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.
[1905-10; < Japn, equiv. to ori fold + hon book ( < fon < MChin, equiv. to Chin ben)]

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