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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Paper that has been made moistureproof by treatment with wax, used especially in cooking and for wrapping food for storage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A semi-translucent, moisture-proof paper made with a waxy coating, used primarily for cooking and packaging.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. paper prepared with a coating of white wax and other ingredients.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. paper that has been waterproofed by treatment with wax or paraffin

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