1. Accounting a page of a ledger, or facing pages with the same number
a. a large sheet of paper folded once, so that it forms two leaves, or four pages, of a book, manuscript, etc.
b. a large size of book, about 12 by 15 inches, made of sheets folded in this way
c. a leaf of a manuscript, book, etc. numbered on only one side
d. the number of a page in a book, etc.
4. having sheets folded once; of the size of a folio
verb transitiveWortformen:ˈfoliˌoed or ˈfoliˌoing
5. to number the pages of (a book, etc.) consecutively; page
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Wortherkunft von 'folio'
ME < L (in
, (in) a sheet, abl. of folium
, a leaf (in LL, leaf of paper): see foliate