folios (plural noun)
  1. an individual leaf of paper or parchment, either loose as one of a series or forming part of a bound volume, which is numbered on the recto or front side only.
    folio · sheet · side · leaf · recto · verso
    • the page number in a printed book.
  2. a sheet of paper folded once to form two leaves (four pages) of a book.
    piece of paper · leaf · page · folio
    • a size of book made up of folio sheets of paper.
    • a book or manuscript made up of folio sheets of paper; a volume of the largest standard size.
late Middle English: from Latin, ablative of folium ‘leaf’, in medieval Latin used in references to mean ‘on leaf so-and-so’. The original sense of in folio (from Italian in foglio) was ‘in the form of a full-sized sheet or leaf folded once’ (designating the largest size of book).
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an uncut folio text.
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Laguages Translations
Arabic (NOUN)ورقة مطوية, فوليو
Bangla বই এর পাতা
Bulgarian (NOUN)фолио
Cantonese (Traditional) 對開
Catalan (NOUN)foli
Chinese Simplified 对开
Chinese Traditional 對開
Danish (NOUN)blad
Estonian (NOUN)foolio
French (NOUN)in-folio, feuillet
Hebrew מהדורת הפוליו
Hindi (NOUN)पन्ना, फोलियो
Japanese (NOUN)フォリオ, 二つ折り
Korean (NOUN)폴리오, 내역서
Lithuanian Foliants
Persian برگ
Portuguese (NOUN)fólio, in-folio
Russian (NOUN)фолио
Serbian (Cyrillic) фолија
Serbian (Latin) folija
Tamil ஃபோலியோ
Telugu ఫోలియో
Thai โฟลิโอ
Turkish (NOUN)folyo
Ukrainian (NOUN)Фоліо
Urdu فالیو
Welsh (NOUN)ffolio
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