Simple Definition of rice paper
: a type of thin paper that is made from an Asian plant
: a food that looks like paper and that is used for wrapping other foods
Full Definition of rice paper
: a thin papery material made from the pith of a small Asian tree or shrub (Tetrapanax papyriferum) of the ginseng family
Origin of rice paper
from its resemblance to paper made from rice straw
First Known Use: 1822
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