quinternion


quinternion

quinternion [kwin-tur-nee-uh n] Word Origin noun Bookbinding.

  1. five gathered sheets folded in two for binding together.

Origin of quinternion 1645–55; quint- five (Latin quintus fifth) + -ternion (extracted from quaternion)

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